LEEC eNews Bulletin: 2017 LEEC Grants Fall Release
The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries’ Environmental Education Commission (LEEC) is now accepting proposals for their 2017 Grants Program, Fall Release. The submission deadline for each of these grants is September 25, 2017. Applications will be accepted via electronic submission only.
Educator Grants – Based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact Louisiana students – Those eligible: Accredited K-12 Louisiana schools – Maximum award: $1,000 for 1 teacher or $2,000 for a team
Professional Development Grants – Based on sound scientific principles, have an environmental focus, and be designed to directly impact pre-service and/or in-service educators in Louisiana – Those eligible: Louisiana education, state, or environmental agencies, colleges, universities, or 501(C)(3) nonprofit organizations – Maximum award: $2,500
Green Schools Grants – Supports projects designed to reduce a school’s environmental impact, reduce health disparities that can aggravate achievement gaps, and engage students in hands-on learning. Proposals to be considered are those that align with pillars found in the U.S. Department of Education’s Green Ribbon Schools Program: http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/g
For more information on these grants or the 2018 Environmental Education State Symposium, visit our web-site.
Or contact: Venise Ortego, Environmental Education Coordinator Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries at firstname.lastname@example.org.