Environmental Education Grants Awarded in Region 3

A summary of information about the grants awarded in EPA Region 3 is provided below. 

 
Washington, D.C.PennsylvaniaWest VirginiaMarylandDelawareVirginia

Statistics for EPA Region 3 (1992-2013)

Category Grants EPA Funds

Audiences*
Students 266 $4,451,479
Educators 196 $4,001,600
General Public 139 $2,413,608

Types of Organizations
College/University 51 $935,072
Local government agency (county/city) 21 $192,231
Non-commercial broadcaster 2 $21,614
Non-profit organization 228 $4,136,438
School/school district/school board 70 $893,972
State government agency 17 $386,766
Tribal education or tribal non-profit organization 0 $0

Environmental Issues*
Air/Climate 23 $677,677
Biodiversity/ecosystem/habitat/species 102 $1,572,667
Human health 32 $304,384
Pesticides 5 $50,985
Soil/agriculture 15 $102,757
Solid waste 20 $418,002
Toxic substances 26 $250,995
Water 138 $2,370,718
General environmental literacy 146 $2,689,403

Years
2013 2 $250,000
2012 3 $505,305
2011 5 $368,989
2010 12 $593,946
2009 11 $292,376
2008 10 $252,703
2007 7 $156,223
2006 18 $266,610
2005 14 $222,387
2004 17 $298,338
2003 20 $336,778
2002 22 $274,226
2001 24 $369,832
2000 18 $149,965
1999 24 $155,475
1998 30 $311,335
1997 28 $351,850
1996 22 $149,929
1995 29 $409,150
1994 23 $195,833
1993 26 $209,589
1992 24 $445,254
Total 389 $6,566,093

 *Many grants are directed toward more than one audience and address multiple environmental issues, so numbers exceed 100%.

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