Funding – EPA Environmental Education Grants

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is announcing an estimated total of $1.5 million in funding for the Environmental Education Sub-grants Program for 2011. This is a new announcement that has not previously been distributed.

The purpose of this competitive grant program is to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide participants in EE grant-funded projects the skills necessary to make informed environmental decisions and to take responsible actions toward the environment.  EPA expects to award one (1) grant for approximately $150,000 in each of EPA’s ten (10) Regions and will accept applications until November 8, 2011. EPA will be hosting three conference calls for potential applicants interested in additional information about the application process. The conference call dates and times are listed below.  To participate, dial the toll free number and enter the conference ID code.  The call- in number for all three calls is:  1-866-246-5569.

Sept. 22, 2011, 3:30 pm Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) (ID code: 97738763).

Sept. 27, 2011, 2:00 pm EDT (ID code:  97740900)

Sept. 30, 2011, 12.00 pm EDT (ID code:  97741103)

For more information on eligibility and application materials, visit http://www.epa.gov/education/grants.html.

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