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Grants to Maryland Nonprofits, Agencies, School Districts,
IHEs, and Groups for Environmental Literacy Programs

Environmental Education Grant Program

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Chesapeake Bay Trust

Deadline Date:

12/02/21 4:00 PM EST

Description:

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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#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177562

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$300,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

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

Term of Contract:

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.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The Trust welcomes requests from the following organizations:
- Public and Independent Higher Educational Institutions
- 501(c)3 Private Nonprofit Organizations
- Municipal, County, Regional, State, Federal Public Agencies
- Community Associations
- Service, Youth, and Civic Groups
- Soil/Water Conservation Districts & Resource Conservation and Development Councils

If your organization category is not listed above, contact the Trust to verify eligibility prior to submitting your application. Applications submitted from organizations outside of these categories may not be eligible for funding.

Pre-Application Information:

Deadline: Thursday, December 2nd 2021 at 4pm EST.

Applicants are encouraged to contact Trust staff to discuss applications at least two weeks prior to the deadline. Applicants submitting a multi-year proposal must contact Trust staff to discuss their project. The Trust cannot guarantee availability of project development assistance within two weeks of the deadline.

Applicants are strongly encouraged to leverage Trust support with cash and in kind match.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Application: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1520?SA=SNA&FID=35037

Tara Drennan, Program Manager: 410-974-2941 ext. 102, tdrennan@cbtrust.org

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