fbpx

Environmental Curricula Grants Program

Post Date: 23-Dec-2021 Deadline Date: 25-Jan-2022

Donor Name: Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation

The Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation’s Environmental Curricula Grants Program is now open to support educators in developing and implementing holistic environmental curricula that:


  • Integrate field activities and classroom teaching, and
  • Incorporate basic ecological principles and problem solving.
Goals

The Foundation have developed the grant program with the following goals:

  • To empower and encourage students to become involved in solving environmental and social problems
  • To promote thoughtful and appropriate analysis and understanding of the natural world
  • To train students as informed decision makers through the emphasis and application of basic ecological principles.
Funding Information

The Foundation give grants of up to $1500. If the MGAEF contribution will be part of a larger requirement, include the total budget of the project indicating what the funds will support. If your total budget exceeds $1500, as many projects do, it is important to:

  • State whether you have obtained or applied for additional funds
  • Give an honest appraisal of whether the project can succeed without these additional funds but with the $1500 grant.
Grant Requirements

To be awarded a grant, environmental curricula must:

  • Show a holistic approach
  • Strive to synthesize multiple levels of learning (facts, concepts, principles)
  • Include experiential integrated learning and problem solving
  • Be founded on basic scientific principles, including hypothesis testing and experimental design
  • Incorporate basic ecological principles and field environmental activities within a primary or secondary school setting
  • Present controversial issues objectively, stressing the development of individual student opinions
Eligibility Criteria
  • Any organization is eligible to apply, including schools, non-profits, governmental agencies and others.
  • The only criterion is that they are required to provide funds to an organization, not to an individual. If you are self-employed, you need to find a sponsoring organization.
  • They fund organizations across the globe, for example in Tanzania, Kenya, Guatemala, Chile and Bangladesh.

For more information, visit Melinda Gray Ardia Environmental Foundation.

Leave a Reply

We are all close together

A lot of Services, Programs, Initiatives, and new projects are available for you
For all ICT Companies and Freelancers in Upper Egypt, don't hesitate to visit our Information center, we can benefit you.

Refund Reason