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Grants to North Carolina K-12 Teachers for Environmental Education Projects

Window of Opportunity

NC Beautiful

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #176565

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $1,000 to North Carolina K-12 teachers for environmental education and stewardship activities. Funding is intended to support educational projects that promote student interest in environmental stewardship, advance natural resources protection, and cultivate an appreciation for the natural environment by getting students outside. Eligible projects should be sustainable from year to year.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Windows of Opportunity grants are available to the following:
- Certified K-12 teachers in the state of North Carolina; project leaders must be full-time teachers at the applicant school.
- The applicant school must be a recognized, accredited institution within the state of North Carolina. Public, private, and charter schools are eligible.
- The applicant school must follow the recognized Common Core & Essential Standards.

Prior recipients of grants may not re-apply in two consecutive years.

After-school programs, mentoring programs, and preschool programs are not eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The application should be completed and uploaded with the following timeline:
- Submission period – August 1 – November 30, 2022
- Evaluation of Applications – December, 2022
- Winners Announced – January, 2023
- Grant Period – January – June, 2023
- Final Report (Narrative) with Pictures & Copies of Receipts – June 30, 2023

Please email Cyndi Golden with your name, cell phone number, school name, school address, school phone number, and county. NC Beautiful will then email you the Letter of Commitment that needs to be included with your application.

Application Instructions:

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $1,000 per teacher or classroom

Term of Contract:

For use between January and June.

Contact Information:

Submit applications and questions to Cyndi Golden at

NC Beautiful
PO Box 31745
Raleigh, NC 27622-1745
Tel: (919) 828-3190

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