The EPA, Office of Environmental Education, is announcing a Request for Proposals (RFP) for support of the Environmental Education Sub-grants Program for 2011.
The Environmental Education (EE) Sub-grants Program is a competitive grant program that supports EPA’s efforts to increase public awareness and knowledge about environmental issues and provide participants in EE grant-funded projects the skills necessary to make informed environmental decisions and to take responsible actions toward the environment.
This RFP sets forth the process that will be used to select a grant recipient (the Prime) who will develop and implement a project to make sub-awards to organizations to meet the specified expected environmental and educational results of the program. An estimated $1.5 million is expected to be available this fiscal year subject to availability of funds, the quality of proposals received, and other applicable considerations. EPA plans to award one (1) agreement for approximately $150,000 in each of EPA’s ten (10) Regions under this RFP.
Deadlines for submitting applications is November 8, 2011. Please visit http://www.epa.gov/enviroed/grants.html for more information.