Environmental Education Grants Awarded in Region 8

A summary of information about the grants awarded in EPA Region 8 is provided below. 

 
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Statistics for EPA Region 8 (1992-2013)

Category Grants EPA Funds

Audiences*
Students 217 $4,346,143
Educators 211 $4,357,316
General Public 140 $2,522,016

Types of Organizations
College/University 47 $1,304,859
Local government agency (county/city) 17 $265,721
Non-commercial broadcaster 2 $145,000
Non-profit organization 204 $3,905,485
School/school district/school board 41 $429,381
State government agency 9 $227,526
Tribal education or tribal non-profit organization 8 $107,751

Environmental Issues*
Air/Climate 22 $496,628
Biodiversity/ecosystem/ habitat/species 88 $1,086,318
Human health 21 $425,187
Pesticides 2 $16,030
Soil/agriculture 11 $212,053
Solid waste 21 $212,312
Toxic substances 9 $261,372
Water 67 $1,078,895
General environmental literacy 168 $3,785,158

Years
2013 3 $399,242
2012 4 $513,158
2011 6 $348,409
2010 8 $386,311
2009 9 $401,747
2008 7 $286,562
2007 4 $168,504
2006 12 $262,344
2005 13 $272,074
2004 18 $290,207
2003 16 $237,532
2002 23 $384,945
2001 21 $185,868
2000 18 $322,430
1999 21 $236,812
1998 21 $275,085
1997 23 $303,277
1996 19 $301,791
1995 19 $175,541
1994 21 $212,830
1993 24 $284,150
1992 18 $136,904
Total 328 $6,385,723

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

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