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Environmental Grants for Schools

Wed, Aug 5, 2015 @ 17:08 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in enviornmental funding, environmental education, grant opportunity, grants for environment, environment grant, environmental grants, grants, school grant, environmental grant, grants for envirvonmental projects

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Reading, writing, and 'rithmetic. That old educational motto has been amended in modern times with STEM, STEAM, Common Core, and more. Schools are teaching a wide variety of subjects these days, one of which is environmental issues. Environment-related topics could range across recycling, climate change, sustainability, and many others. Below are a few grants that could assist your school in funding these environmental programs.

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10 of the Most Money-Giving Private Foundations:

Wed, May 6, 2015 @ 10:05 AM / by Mary Ross posted in after school program, education funds, community development, community development grant, STEM Education, free grant money, nonprofit grants, grants for education, grants for math education, enviornmental grants, enviornmental funding, STEM funding, nonprofit funding, professional development grant, top ten U.S. foundations, grants for Underprivileged, community engagement, education grant, afterschool program, after school programs, top foundations, grants for environment, foundations, foundation grant, foundation grant money, foundation grants, community grant, grants for envirvonmental projects

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When looking for a grant to fit your organization’s needs, consider both government grants and foundation grants.  While both types can provide the funding you need, government grants can take six months to a year for review while private foundations typically take only three months.  So, if you need a quicker turnaround, you may want to look at which private foundations are giving the most money and consider how you can appeal to those foundations’ goals.  Here are 10 foundations that are giving the most money. 

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Three Ways to Justify Grants for Bike Lanes

Thu, Jan 22, 2015 @ 14:01 PM / by Michelle Hansen posted in muncipality, grant notification, grant opportunity, municipal grant, bike grants, bike lanes, grants for health and wellness, environmental grants, bicycle granths, municipal grants, municipal funding, muncipal improvement funds, health and wellness grants, grants for envirvonmental projects

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A municipality wants to add bike lanes to several stretches of local roadways. Local funding is limited so the decision makers want to explore possible grant opportunities. Finding grants that specifically fund bike lanes is the obvious place to start. However, there are several different ways to validate the need for bike lanes.

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