NEEF, with support from US Forest Service (USFS), is offering a new grant opportunity titled Health and the Natural Environment. Applicants can request up to $4,000 to
-Educate the public on the mental and physical health benefits of outdoor activities in nature, and
-Engage the public in restoration of public lands.
Awarded grantees will be expected to facilitate the development of conservation activities on:
-Local forest service lands,
-Other federal partner public lands,
-Local and municipal public lands, or
-Public lands within urban communities that seek to connect to urban forests and nature-based spaces.
Grant-funded activities will mobilize a diverse community of volunteers, primarily youth and families from Latinx/Hispanic communities, and educate participants about how protecting the long-term sustainability of their local public lands greatly benefits people’s health.
Learn more about this opportunity.