Grant Opportunities

2015 Grants Announcement

The Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries' Environmental Education Commission (LEEC) is now accepting proposals for their 2015-2016 Grants Program. The submission deadline for each of these grants is March 16, 2015. 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

http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2015-2016-LEEC-Educator-Grant-Guidelines 

http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2015-2016-LEEC-Educator-Grant-Application 

Formal/Non-Formal Educator/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

http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2015-2016-LEEC-Professional-Development-Grant-Guidelines 

http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2015-2016-LEEC-Professional-Development-Grant-Application 

University Research Grants - Post-graduate research with a focus on environmental issues - Those eligible: Students attending Louisiana colleges or universities and who are working toward a Masters, Ph.D., or conducting Ph.D. research are eligible to apply on behalf of their school - Maximum award: $1,200

http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2015-2016-LEEC-Research-Grant-Guidelines 

http://www.cain.lsu.edu/2015-2016-LEEC-Research-Grant-Application 

For more information on these grants or the 2015 Environmental Education State Symposium, visit our web-site at:http://www.wlf.louisiana.gov/eec.

Or contact: Venise Ortego, Environmental Education Coordinator Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries vortego@wlf.la.gov