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South Dakota nonprofit organization receives EPA funds for environmental education project
Release Date: 9/20/2004
- Denver -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in September awarded a $4,600 grant to help fund The South Dakota Discovery Center.
The Environmental Education Grant Program is sponsored by the EPA's Office of Environmental Education. Since 1992, EPA Region 8 awards about $180,000 each year in grant funding for environmental education programs. Eligible applicants include local education agencies, state education, or environmental agencies, college or universities, Tribal education agencies, not-for-profit organizations and noncommercial educational broadcasting entities.
This year’s recipient is:
South Dakota Discovery Center - $4,600
Anne Lewis, 805 West Sioux Ave., Pierre, S.D., 57501
Wonders of Wetlands II - Teacher Education Program
For more information about the 2005 EE Grant Program, please visit our Web site at:www.epa.gov/enviroed/grants_apply.html