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Environmental Education Grant

Grants to Miami County, Ohio Agencies and School
Districts for Environmental Education in Local Parks

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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Miami County Park District

Deadline Date:

03/31/18 4:00 PM Receipt

Description:

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Grants to Miami County, Ohio local government agencies, school districts, and political subdivisions for environmental education projects in county parks. The purpose of this program is to offer quality environmental education to as many local residents as possible. Eligible programs provide opportunities for all segments of the population to visit one of the parks in the county park system.

The program must be conducted in a park area owned or leased by the Miami County Park District, and may extend to programs outside of the Park District boundaries to promote the Park District image in the community.

Programs outside of the Park boundaries must incorporate a visit to a park of their choice as a part of this grant program. The grant may pay for those direct expenses in the development of the program and the implementation at a park site. Special permission must be given by the Park Board for grant money to be spent on off-site education projects.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 142931

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Only political subdivisions of the State of Ohio (cities, villages, townships, joint recreation districts, the county, including school districts and other similar organizations created under the provisions of the Ohio Revised Code) are eligible to apply for funding. Only one resolution is required per political subdivision governing board.

Compliance with Federal, State, and Local Laws:
Federal, state and local laws pertaining to non-discrimination in employment and area use, minimum wage legislation, public bidding requirements, building codes, health regulations, conflict-of-interest rules, and other similar matters must be met at all times.

No administrative or normal operating expenses will be eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

The Environmental Education Grant Applications must be received at the Park District office by no later than 4:00 PM on March 31, 2018.

The board will approve grants April 25, 2018. Recipients will be notified following approval.

All agencies submitting an application/request may have one representative eligible to be on the review committee. The individual(s) developing and conducting the educational program cannot be the agency’s representative to the "Grant Review Board". Agency representatives not present at the scheduled grant application review meeting will not have another opportunity to review and recommend grant applications.

In some cases, the applicant must be able to finance the program until reimbursement with grant funds can be approved.

Projects underway before final grant approval risk grant cancellation. Applications are cautioned not to begin a program for which they have applied, without notifying the Miami County Park District.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Lisa Myers, Grant Coordinator
Lmyers@miamicountyparks.com

Miami County Park District
2645 E. St. Rt. 41
Troy, OH 45373

P: (937) 335-6273
F: (937)335-6221

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USA: Ohio: Miami County