Chesapeake Bay Restoration Fund Grant Program due October 1 annually
The Chesapeake Bay Restoration Advisory Committee accepts grant applications to conduct Chesapeake Bay-related education and restoration activities. To be eligible for receiving a grant, applicants should submit proposals emphasizing environmental education or restoration and conservation of the Chesapeake Bay. The grants are funded with monies from the sale of the special Chesapeake Bay license plate, Friend of the Chesapeake. This year more than $300,000 will be awarded to eligible applicants.
Chesapeake Bay Trust Grants
Funds projects that create wetland habitat, improve water quality, and engage students and communities in restoration and environmental education projects.
James City County Watershed Protection Mini-grants
Watershed protection mini-grants are available through the James City County's Protecting Resources in Delicate Environments (PRIDE) Program. Neighborhoods, storm water facility (BMP) owners, and community groups can qualify for up to $500. Projects emphasizing water quality improvement through watershed restoration/protection include tree planting, wetland planting, BMP restoration, and stream bank stabilization. Contact PRIDE@james-city.va.us or call (757) 259-1446.
National Environmental Education Foundation provides grants to strengthen the environmental education EE programs and to support the efforts of other organizations.
EPA Environmental Education Grants are awarded annually to schools, nature centers, museums, and other nonprofit institution for professional development and training to educational providers including businesses, health care providers, community leaders, and adult populations.
Wal- Mart Foundation provides grants in the areas of Community, Education, Children and the Environment. All requests for funding must be directed through your local Wal-Mart.
Toshiba American Foundation Grants for Grades K - 5 teaching math and science.
Jenny's Heroes Community Grant Program offered by talk show host Jenny Jones will donate up to $25,000 for each project that will promise long-term benefits to the community. There is no deadline.
The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant Program gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers, or other non-profit educational organizations for the purpose of establishing outdoor learning centers. The grant recipient learning centers are those which most successfully reflect the Wild Ones mission to educate and share information about the benefits of using native plants in our landscape and to promote biodiversity and environmentally sound environmentally sound practices
Nature of Learning Grants provided by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), in cooperation with the USFWS (National Wildlife Refuge System and the National Conservation Training Center) and National Wildlife Refuge Association, solicits applications from organizations interested in initiating The Nature of Learning program, the community-based environmental education initiative.
Outdoor Classroom Grant Program is a partnership of the Lowe's Charitable and Educational Foundation, International Paper and the International Paper Foundation, and NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC EXPLORER classroom magazine. As part of Lowe's continued commitment to public education, Lowe's will provide more than $200,000 in outdoor classroom grants to benefit public schools nationwide. Teachers may apply for grants up to $2,000. For school districts with major outdoor classroom projects, grants may be awarded for up to $20,000.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation
This organization offers grants pertaining to keystone initiative grants pertaining to fish, bird, marine and costal, and wildlife and habitat conservation in addition to an assortment of other charter grant programs.
National Geographic Society Education Foundation Teacher Grants support individual teachers or teaching teams in the classroom, district or community for work in four areas: 1) exploring uses of new technologies; 2) expanding student experimental learning opportunities; 3) providing professional development and mentoring; and 4) engaging families and/or communities in education. Grant amounts vary from $500 to $5,000.
Melinda Gray Ardia Foundation provides grants of $1000 to educators to develop or implement environmental curricula. Prefer to support the actual development of a curriculum rather than provide funds to purchase equipment.
K-12 Environmental Excellence Awards offered by Seaworld/Busch Gardens/Fuji Film recognizes K-12 students & community groups working at the grassroots level to protect and preserve their local environment.
The Blue Sky Fund is dedicated to improving the lives of underprivileged children in Richmond, VA through outdoor based after-school programs.
DonorsChoose accepts project proposals from teachers and posts it to the website. Private donors can visit the website and choose which projects to fund.
EPA Five-Star Restoration Program brings together citizen groups, corporations, youth conservation corps, students, landowners and government agencies to undertake projects that restore stream banks and wetlands. The program provides challenge grants, technical support, and peer information exchange to enable community-based restoration projects.
Federal Resources for Educational Excellence (FREE) makes it easier to find teaching and learning resources from the federal government. More than 1,500 federally supported teaching and learning resources are included from dozens of federal agencies. New sites are added regularly.
Gardening for Kids Grants has resources and grant opportunities for school youth gardens.
Planet Connect offers an assortment of grants to promote environmental learning and stewardship.
School Grants is a collection of resources and tips to help K-12 educators apply for and obtain special grants for a variety of projects.
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Restoration Center has available funding for individual community-based habitat restoration projects under the Community-Based Restoration Program (CRP). The CRP is a financial and technical assistance program that funds grass-roots, community-based activities that restore living marine resources and their habitats, including anadramous species (like salmon and herring that spawn in freshwater and migrate to the ocean.)
Watershed Funding offered by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a watershed funding website to provide tools, databases, and information about sources of funding to help non-profit watershed organizations, state and local governments and funders (such as foundations) more easily access information on how to effectively obtain and invest resources to improve watershed health.
GrantsAlert helps nonprofits, especially those involved in education, secure the funds they need to continue their important work.
Grant Writing Tips for those who need help in developing grant proposals.
The Grantsmanship Center offers workshops designed to give practical skills.
School Funding Services Grant of the Week features a new grant on its website.
Fundsnet Online Services dedicated to providing nonprofit organizations, colleges, and universities with information on financial resources available on the Internet.