Funding Opportunity Description:
B-WET Chesapeake is a competitive grant program that supports existing, high-quality environmental education programs, fosters the growth of new, innovative programs, and encourages capacity building and partnership development for environmental education programs
throughout the entire Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Successful projects advance the environmental literacy goal of the Chesapeake Bay Agreement and goals of the NOAA Education Strategic Plan by providing hands-on environmental education about issues affecting the Chesapeake Bay watershed for students and related professional development for teachers, administrators, and other educators who serve formal K-12 audiences.
These Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs) integrate field experiences with classroom activities and instruction in NOAA-related science content.
Obtain Full Opportunity Text:
Not AvailableAdditional Information of Eligibility:
Eligible applicants are K-through-12 public and independent schools and school systems, institutions of higher education, community-based and nonprofit organizations, state or local government agencies, interstate agencies, and Indian tribal governments.
For profit organizations, foreign organizations, and foreign public entities are not eligible to apply; however, for-profit and foreign organizations and foreign public entities may participate with an eligible applicant as a project partner.
Likewise, Federal agencies are not eligible to receive Federal assistance under this announcement, but may be project partners.Full Opportunity Web Address:Contact:
Please visit the B-WET Chesapeake website for further information at: http://chesapeakebay.noaa.gov/bay-watershed-education-and-training-b-wet/bay-watershed-education-and-training-b-wet, or contact Kevin Schabow, NOAA Chesapeake Bay Office; 410 Severn Avenue, Suite 207, Annapolis, MD 21403, or by ph Agency Email Description:
Woek Agency Email:
Kevin.Schabow@noaa.gov Date Posted:
2015-11-25Application Due Date: