WEEB Grant Cycle 2013-2014 OPEN!

NEWS RELEASE

CONTACT: Ginny Carlton, Administrative Specialist (715) 346-380 email: weeb@uwsp.edu

Wisconsin Environmental Education Board Announces
Environmental Education Grant Program

The Wisconsin Environmental Education Board (WEEB), located at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, is seeking proposals for the 2013-2014 grant cycle. The Board anticipates awarding $65,000 for general environmental education grants, $55,000 for water education grants,  $90,000 for forestry grants, and $90,000 for school forest grants.

Projects must be designed for Wisconsin residents (any age) and assist learners in achieving the goals of environmental education (EE). Public and nonpublic educational institutions, all units of government, and corporations (nonprofit, nonstock) are eligible for WEEB grants.

Initiated in 1990, WEEB’s mission is to “provide leadership in the development of learning opportunities that empower Wisconsin citizens with the knowledge and skills needed to make wise environmental decisions and take responsible actions in their personal lives, work places, and communities.”

Proposals are due February 9, 2013.  For an application packet or more information about the program see the Board’s website athttp://www.uwsp.edu/cnr/weeb or contact Ginny Carlton, Administrative Specialist, at 715/346-3805, email: weeb@uwsp.edu

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