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NEEEA is soliciting proposals for EPA funded EE grant program

NEEEA is soliciting proposals for EPA funded EE grant program
by OPEN NH Main Administrator - Tuesday, July 3, 2012, 9:50 AM

NEEEA logo19 Grants up to $5,000 each are available.

New England Environmental Education Alliance and the six state professional Environmental Education associations have won a $150,000 grant from the U.S. EPA Regional Environmental Education Sub-Grants program. This award will fund at least nineteen small grants, up to $5,000 each, to support projects that will increase environmental education capacity on a state-wide level. The sub-grant program also has a goal of advancing education by helping implement state environmental education plans.

The EPA stressed the importance of NEEEA and the six state professional EE associations' record of fostering a strong a network of environmental education professionals in New England. In making the award, EPA expressed confidence in how leveraging the NEEEA professional network will enhance the opportunity for wide and long-lasting success of the sub-grant projects.

To learn all the details and award process, download the Request-for-Proposals.

To begin preparing a proposal, download the Application Packet.

Proposal deadline is August 31, 2012.