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Environmental Education

Funding Description

The Environmental Education Grant Program (EEGP) provides grants to support programs that will result in long-term educational benefits to California educators and students within their California County Superintendents Educational Services Association (CCSESA) Region. The EEGP plays a vital role in connecting California educators with professional development and information about high-quality, standards-based environmental education programs. This is a three-year grant program that supports the operation of the 11 CCSESA regions. The 2014-15 and 2015-16 grants will be based on the funded 2013-14 applications. There will not be a new application cycle until 2016-17.


Eligible Applicants Institutions of higher education, local educational agencies, nonprofit organizations, other organizations or agencies
Required Eligibility Criteria Public colleges and universities; governing boards of any school district; community college districts; nonprofit organizations; 501 (c)(3) tax exempt educational organizations; regional conservation centers/districts; and other state and local agencies, including cities, counties, regional boards and commissions, and special districts.
Other Eligibility Considerations Not applicable
Eligible Grade Level(s) K, 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Eligible Age Level(s) Not applicable


Legal Authority Education Code 8740, Chapter 4, Article 4, sections 8702, 8734, 8750-8754; Budget Item 6110-181-0140
Source / Type State / Grant
State Fiscal Year 2014-15
SACS Resource / Revenue Codes 7135, 7810 / 8590
Total Available $371,000
Recipient Amount $20,000 to $40,000 per year
Match Requirement No
Allocation Formula Unavailable

Important Dates

Date Application Available Unavailable
Due Date Unavailable
Expected Notification Date Unavailable

Additional Information

Application Unavailable
Background Environmental Education  []
Fiscal Environmental Education  []
Funding Results2014-15 Environmental Education Funding Results []
Other Unavailable


Program Alice Ng, 916-323-4636,
Fiscal Alice Ng, 916-323-4636,
Division Professional Learning Support Division, 916-323-5847 (phone), 916-323-2833 (fax)
Last Modified: August 18, 2014

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