Foundation / Corporation
Chesapeake Bay Trust
12/02/21 4:00 PM EST
Grants to Maryland nonprofit organizations, public agencies, school districts, conservation districts, community associations, IHEs, and groups for environmental education. Applicants requesting multiple years of support must contact the funding source prior to applying.
The Environmental Education Program is designed to support the advancement of environmental literacy ensuring every student in Maryland graduates with the knowledge, skills, attitudes, and motivation to take informed and responsible actions to protect and improve the environment.
Track 1 Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) Implementation: Projects that focus on piloting or embedding systemic MWEEs into school district’s curriculum. The MWEE model integrates best practices of environmental education pedagogy where students investigate local environmental issues through classroom and outdoor experiences, engage in problem solving, and take action to address their issue through projects and civic engagement.
Track 2 Environmental Literacy Capacity Building: Applicants may request funding for district or state-wide environmental literacy capacity building and collaboration efforts that advance environmental literacy, especially MWEEs, within school district(s).
GrantWatch ID#: 177562
Track 1: Single-Year Requests
- Up to $40,000 for Environmental Literacy Programs
- Up to $40,000 for Environmental Literacy Capacity Building
Track 2: Multi-Year Requests
- Up to $40,000 per year for up to 3 years for Systemic MWEEs
Track 1: MWEE Implementation: Projects must be completed by August 2023 if requesting up to $40,000, August 2024 if requesting up to $80,000, or August 2025 if requesting up to $120,000.
Track 2: Environmental Literacy Capacity Building: Projects must be completed from March 2022 – August 2023.
Requests to extend project completion period will be reviewed and considered on a case-by-case basis.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Tara Drennan, Program Manager: 410-974-2941 ext. 102, email@example.com
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