Environmental Education Research Grants
Environmental Protection Agency
Purpose: The purpose of the Environmental Education Regional Grant Program is to increase public awareness and
knowledge about environmental issues and provide the skills that participants in its funded projects need to make informed
environmental decisions and take responsible actions toward the environment.
Number and Value of Awards: The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately
$1,943,000 nationwide (approximately $194,300 per Region). EPA expects to award a minimum of 2 grants per Region
for an expected minimum of 20 grants nationwide; the minimum award amount is $15,000 and the maximum is
$100,000, subject to the availability of funds, the quality and quantity of applications received, and other applicable
Cost Sharing Requirement: Applicants must demonstrate how they will provide non-federal matching funds of at least
25% of the total cost of the project.
Application Deadline: Applications must be postmarked or submitted electronically via
by May 2, 2011, 11:59 pm in order to be considered for funding. See Section IV(D) for more details about the
Start Date: Applications should plan for projects to start no earlier than September 1, 2011.
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