Chesapeake B-WET funds locally relevant, authentic experiential learning for K-12 audiences through Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) and capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs throughout the Chesapeake Bay watershed states.
projects advance the environmental literacy goal of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed Agreement and the NOAA Education Strategic Plan by building capacity to support hands-on environmental education and scale best practices across states and the region.This funding announcement priority is Regional Environmental Literacy Capacity Building which supports the development of systemic MWEEs in school districts by increasing the capacity of:
state networks and their leadership, network weavers, their partners, and the larger environmental education community.
Note that a separate funding announcement through B-WET for School District Programming is also available on Grants.gov.
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Distance Education Grants Program for Institutions of Higher Education in Insular Areas (DEG)Additional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are K-through-12 public and independent schools and school systems, institutions of higher education, community-based and nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, interstate agencies, and Indian tribal governments.
For-profit organizations, foreign organizations, and foreign public entities are not eligible to apply; however, for-profit and foreign organizations and foreign public entities may participate with an eligible applicant as a project partner.
Additional guidance on subrecipient partners can be found at https://www.ecfr.gov/current/title-2/section-200.331 Likewise, Federal agencies are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this announcement, but may be project partners.The Department of Commerce/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (DOC/NOAA) is strongly committed to increasing the participation of Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs), i.e., Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic-serving institutions, Tribal colleges and universities, Alaskan Native and Native Hawaiian institutions, and institutions that work in underserved communities.
The NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office (NCBO) encourages proposals involving any of the above institutions.Full Opportunity Web Address:http://nifa/funding/rfas/distance_education.htmlContact: Agency Email Description:
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2022-11-02Application Due Date: Archive Date: