NEW GRANT OPPORTUNITY: 2019 NEEF Health and the Natural Environment Grant

February 11, 2019 by Andrew

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.

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