DEP Accepting Applications for Environmental Education Grants 

DEP Accepting Applications for Environmental Education Grants 

The state Department of Environmental Protection is accepting applications for a new round of Environmental Education Grants for 2023. Projects may deliver both formal and non-formal education programs to any audience. 

Two types of awards will be offered for projects addressing the 2023 program priorities of water, climate change, and environmental justice. 

  • Mini grants of up to $5,000 may be awarded for local (school, county, municipality, or other defined area) environmental education projects. 
  • General grants may be awarded in amounts ranging from: 
  • $5,001 to $30,000 for implementation of large-scale regional or statewide environmental education projects 
  • $30,001 to $85,000 for non-formal education projects that engage youth and teachers 

Applications must be submitted online through the commonwealth’s Electronic Single Application siteby December 9, 2022. For more information on grant guidelines and application instructions, go to DEP’s website or reach out to the department’s Environmental Education and Information Center at or (717) 772-1857. 

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