Environmental Education Grants Awarded in Region 5

A summary of information about the grants awarded in EPA Region 5 is provided below. 

 
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Statistics for EPA Region 5 (1992-2013)

Category Grants EPA Funds

Audiences*
Students 232 $4,503,179
Educators 221 $5,207,287
General Public 148 $2,807,201

Types of Organizations
College/University 84 $2,445,841
Local government agency (county/city) 39 $439,333
Non-commercial broadcaster 2 $173,307
Non-profit organization 178 $3,077,639
School/school district/school board 48 $697,119
State government agency 12 $203,802
Tribal education or tribal non-profit organization 13 $195,597

Environmental Issues*
Air/Climate 24 $857,927
Biodiversity/ecosystem/ habitat/species 110 $2,214,656
Human health 39 $836,964
Pesticides 11 $312,566
Soil/agriculture 17 $503,149
Solid waste 30 $438,265
Toxic substances 16 $399,352
Water 110 $1,869,726
General environmental literacy 117 $2,501,192

Years
2013 2 $287,948
2012 1 $216,000
2011 5 $369,094
2010 7 $383,560
2009 11 $640,588
2008 13 $518,791
2007 5 $183,639
2006 13 $404,276
2005 17 $374,750
2004 19 $288,735
2003 24 $344,291
2002 25 $321,540
2001 22 $352,907
2000 16 $137,311
1999 21 $295,685
1998 24 $295,322
1997 28 $487,623
1996 25 $295,187
1995 28 $311,593
1994 25 $305,795
1993 22 $150,178
1992 23 $257,825
Total 376 $7,222,638

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

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