The Ohio Environmental Education Fund (OEEF) invites applications for mini grants ($500 - $5000) and general grants ($5,000 - $50,000) for education projects targeting pre-school through university students and teachers, the general public and the regulated community. The Request for Proposals for the July 2019 grant cycle is now open. Application guidelines are posted at http://www.epa.ohio.gov/oee. Please review the application guidelines, and the OEEF Grant Preferred Characteristics for projects targeting the three different audiences, before completing an application.
Prospective applicants can start the process by opening an account in Ohio EPA's eBusiness Center at https://ebiz.epa.ohio.gov/. Electronic letters of intent to apply must be submitted in the OEEF online grant service no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Completed proposals must be submitted in the OEEF online grant service no later than 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 16, 2019.
Ohio EPA encourages OEEF applicants to discuss their proposal ideas with OEEF staff members before completing their applications. OEEF staff members will be happy to provide a pre-review of draft applications as they are under development in the online grant service.