7 Environmental Education Grants You Should Be Applying for This Summer

Whether you’re looking to fund summer programs, a new nature center, or innovative new curricula, you can’t afford to miss these great opportunities to get your environmental education programs funded!

We’re thrilled to announce the release of our favorite environmental and outdoor education grants due this June, July, and August.

Read more about each grant below or visit Instrumentl to browse yourself.

Alcoa Foundation Grant — Rolling DEADLINE

Who’s it for? 501c3’s or the international equivalent in Arkansas; Indiana; Louisiana; New York; North Carolina; Texas; Washington, and over 20 countries around the world

What programs are eligible? Education programs supporting STEM education and workforce training as well as environmental programs that drive measurable and systematic improvements in environmental sustainability

How much? 2015 grants ranged from $5,000 to $450,000 USD

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Clif Bar Family Foundation Small Grants — DEADLINE 1 June 2017

Who’s it for? Innovative small and mid-sized 501c3s in the US

What programs are eligible? Programs with measurable goals that strengthen food systems and communities, enhance public health, and safeguard the environment and natural resources

How much? Approximately US $7,000 USD

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NOAA’s Great Lakes Bay Watershed Education & Training Program — DEADLINE 2 June 2017

Who’s it for? Groups in the Great Lakes region including: New York, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Minnesota, and Wisconsin

What programs are eligible? Programs for student experiences and professional development for teachers that encourage meaningful watershed educational experiences

How much? US $25,000 — US $75,000 USD

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KEEN Effect Grant — *Deadline Extended* Sept 30,2017

Who’s it for? U.S. nonprofit organizations or equivalents outside of the U.S

What programs are eligible? Programs that preserve and protect outdoor places and introduce new audiences to the outdoors through responsible outdoor participation

How much? US $2,500 — US $10,000 USD

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Harley-Davidson Foundation Grant — DEADLINE 8 July 2017

Who’s it for? Qualified 501(c)3 or 170(c) organizations located where the corporate facilities are located (see Instrumentl for more details)

What programs are eligible? Education programs within the public school systems where the corporate facilities are located

How much? Up to US $200,000 USD

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International Paper Foundation Grants — DEADLINE 1 Aug 2017

Who’s it for? Public charities in US states where International Paper has operating facilities (see more here)

What programs are eligible? Projects and programs that help younger and older generations understand a sustainable approach balancing environmental, social and economic needs

How much? Up to US $5,000

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Clarence E. Heller Charitable Foundation Grant — DEADLINE 1 Aug 2017

Who’s it for? 501c3 public charities (including public universities) based in the US with a preference for California-based groups

What programs are eligible? Programs that provide environmental and arts education opportunities to children and youth (see additional funding priorities here)

How much? US $5,000 — US $200,000 USD

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