Great Lakes youth education grants available for up to $25K

Posted 1 April 2021 at 9:52 am

Press Release, New York Sea Grant

New York Sea Grant, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, is accepting applications for funding for projects that engage youth under the age of 21 and address local watershed challenges and New York’s Great Lakes Action Agenda priorities.

A total of $200,000, up to $25,000 per project, in New York Great Lakes Basin Small Grants will be awarded. Applications are due by April 30. Instructions are online (click here for more information) or contact New York Sea Grant at 315-312-3042.

Educational institutions, including, but not limited to, public and private K-12 schools, colleges, and universities, not-for-profit organizations, county and local government or public agencies, municipalities, and regional planning and environmental commissions are eligible to apply. Projects can include outdoor and in-classroom education, hands-on training, and formal and informal educational settings.

This small grants program is funded by the New York State Environmental Protection Fund.