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Environmental Education Grants Now Available

The Oklahoma Environmental Quality Education Committee invites qualified individuals to apply for a grant to promote

enthusiasm in young people for learning about the environment and natural resources. You must be an Oklahoma teacher, public or private (Pre K – 12), school environmental club, youth group leader, and/or organization with a youth component to apply for the grant. For more information about this grant opportunity, please go to: http://www.deq.state.ok.us/pubs/lpd/eegrant10.pdf

Applicants may apply for amounts from $100 up to $1,000 per grant. A total of $14,000 will be awarded in early 2011 to winning applicants. Eligible categories include:

  • environmental club projects

  • green school efforts

  • edible school gardens

  • environmental education supplies

  • outdoor classroom revitalization

  • recycling and composting programs.

Deadline for submission of grant applications is December 1, 2010. Recipients will be selected by December 31, 2010. Examples of previous applications are available at: http://www.deq.state.ok.us/mainlinks/eepage.htm.