NEED $$ FOR AN EE PROJECT?
MEEC MINI GRANT APPLICATION PERIOD IS NOW OPEN!
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MEEC’s Mini Grant Program may be able to help!
For a limited time, MEEC is again accepting proposals for environmental education school project and material mini-grants. Interested teachers should submit a letter describing the proposed project and/or desired materials, the project/materials’ environmental component and how the project will address educational standards in one to two pages maximum. Letter must also contain a timeline for project implementation and a budget or cost breakout based on the applicant’s research of actual material costs, including shipping and handling, if applicable. Labor costs are not eligible for funding. Projects must be implemented/materials must be used in classrooms located in the High Desert portion of San Bernardino County, the Antelope Valley or the Palo Verde Valley of Riverside County. Applicants must also teach within these same jurisdictions.
Funded projects must be completed/purchased by June 18, 2013. Average grant amount will vary from $100 to $500, but may be higher. Individual award amounts to be determined by MEEC Board. Only one grant will be awarded per teacher per school year.
Application deadline is October 31, 2012.. Proposals may be mailed to MEEC/EE School Mini-Grants, 14306 Park Ave, Victorville, CA 92392, e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org or faxed to (760) 241-6271. For questions, contact MEEC Executive Board Chair Violette Roberts at (760) 245-1661 ext. 6104.