2022 DEP Environmental Education Grant Round is Open

The 2022 DEP Environmental Education Grants Program opened on September 10, 2021. Applications are due December 10, 2021.

These grants can be used to educate children and adults.  

Award Types

• Mini-Grants up to $3,000 for local (school, county, municipality, or other defined area) environmental education projects.
• General Grants (Level I): up to $20,000 for large-scale, regional, and/or statewide environmental education projects.
• General Grants (Level II): up to $85,000 for non-formal environmental education programs designed to widely* engage teachers and youth at the county, state, and national levels. (*Teachers and students from at least 60 Pennsylvania counties must directly participate in the project).

Projects must demonstrate that at least 30% of the EE program participants live and/or work within an Environmental Justice Area.  

There will be a webinar on the grant program on October 5, 2021, from 12:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. The webinar will be recorded and posted afterward.  

Click here for more information on the grant program.

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