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The 2017-18 Environmental Education Grant application opens August 1st! Read below for more details and eligibility information.

Environmental Education Grants

Apply for up to $500 in grant funding for school-based environmental learning projects!

The 2017-18 Environmental Education Grant application opens August 1, 2017.

Grant Training

Get the tips you need to create a winning application! Join KDB for a new grant training class, designed to provide applicants with program guidelines, dos and don’ts of project design, and success stories from past grantees.

TWO TRAINING TIMES AVAILABLE:

Wednesday, July 26 – Noon to 1:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 29 – 10 to 11:30 a.m.

Both classes will be held at the KDB Office, at 608 E. Hickory Street, Suite 130 in Denton.

View the Facebook events for the trainings here and here.

About the Environmental Education Grants Program

KDB’s Environmental Education Grant Program provides grant funding for school-based environmental learning projects. For the 2017-18 school year, KDB will award up to $3,000 in grant funding, with grant awards disbursed by December 2017. Basic guidelines are as follows:

  • Schools may request up to $500 per project, per year for projects that directly engage students in outdoor learning activities, campus improvement projects, and natural resource stewardship efforts;
  • Both public and private schools in the City of Denton and Denton ISD are eligible to apply;
  • Sample projects include: outdoor learning centers, school murals, campus beautification, tree planting projects, butterfly gardens, vegetable/food gardens, rainwater collection, recycling education programs, and more.

Need inspiration? Read about one of KDB’s past Environmental Education Grant awardees, McMath Middle School, on the KDB Blog!

Applicant Resources

Please see below for additional resources that can be used in planning and submitting your Environmental Education Grant Application. Hard copies of these resources can be requested by contacting KDB at (940)349-8737 or outreach@kdb.org.

This program is generously supported by: