Special eNews: Announcing the 2013-2014 LEEC SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE PROJECT (SIP)

NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITY

Announcing the 2013-2014 LEEC SUSTAINABILITY INITIATIVE PROJECT (SIP)

This grant is being offered by the Louisiana Environmental Education Commission (LEEC), which is under the direction of Louisiana Department of Wildlife & Fisheries (LDWF). The LEEC is offering this grant in order to encourage sustainability initiatives in the EPA Region 6 area. Volunteer opportunities, educator workshops, and other projects that have a fundamental environmental education component and clear sustainability message will be considered. Projects are to involve environmental steward ship initiatives that focus on voluntary commitment, behavior, and action that result in environmental protection or improvement. Open to local education agencies (accredited public & private schools), colleges, universities, state education or environmental agencies, or 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations in Arkansas, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Maximum award: $5000. Round 1* Deadline: September 6, 2013 *Additional rounds will be offered as funding permits. Project funds are provided via a grant from the EPA Office of Environmental Education Sub-Grants Program to LDWF.

GUIDELINES: 2013-2014 LEEC Sustainability Initiative Project (SIP) Guidelines

APPLICATION: 2013-2014 LEEC Sustainability Initiative Project (SIP) Application

Contact Venise Ortego vortego@wlf.la.gov if you have questions about this grant opportunity.