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Deadline: December 10, 2014

Wells Fargo / National Wildlife Foundation: Environmental Solutions for Communities Grant Program 2015

The Environmental Solutions for Communities grant program supports highly-visible projects that link economic development and community well-being to the stewardship and health of the environment. Collectively, investments under this initiative will promote a sustainable future for communities by:

  • Supporting sustainable agricultural practices and private lands stewardship
  • Conserving critical land and water resources and improving local water quality
  • Restoring and managing natural habitat, species, and ecosystems that are important to community livelihoods
  • Facilitating investments in green infrastructure, renewable energy, and energy efficiency
  • Encouraging broad-based citizen and targeted youth participation in project implementation

Amount: Total: $2,500,000; Range: $25,000-$100,000.

Eligibility: Eligible applicants include nonprofit 501(c) organizations, state government agencies, local governments, municipal governments, Indian tribes, educational institutions. Giving is on a national basis with priority geographies detailed online. Albuquerque and Santa Fe are listed as priority areas for New Mexico.

Link: http://www.nfwf.org/environmentalsolutions/Pages/2015rfp.aspx#.VD5imdR4qDR

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