The Maine Environmental Education Association (MEEA) recently opened a new grant application for the 2021-2022 school year for its Outdoor Learning Mini-Grants program.
Applications from all Kindergarten to Grade 12 public schools are accepted up to $ 1,500 to support their outdoor learning projects. Last year, the Maine Environmental Education Association funded more than 150 schools with an impact on more than 10,000 students across the state.
Funding can be used for any type of project that advances outdoor learning in your classroom or school during the 2021-2022 school year. Most often, this funding is used to purchase equipment and / or supplies needed to support outdoor learning activities, but this funding can also be used for professional learning to improve your teaching skills. outdoor learning, to support a collaboration with a community partner organization on a nature based project or experience, and / or suitable equipment that allows ALL children to have access to outdoor learning in your school.
Applications close on September 27 at 11:59 p.m.
For more information and to apply, visit the Maine Environmental Education Association website.
For any other questions, contact MEEA at (207) 619-1609 or [email protected]