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Grant Applications

The Next Grant deadline is
February 28, 2023.

To apply for a grant, formal and informal educators are invited to submit a proposal of no more than three pages that addresses the following:


Brief description of the proposer’s organization, including population served, number of students/participants who will be included in the grant-related activities and their ages/grades. 

  • Describe the proposed research project.

  • Explain how student research will be incorporated into curricula or youth group activities?

  • Describe how the quality of youth citizen science measurements will be assured, the protocols documented, and the data reported and shared?

  • Explain how research results and conclusions will be documented and shared by participants?

  • Describe how participant improvement in scientific ways of thinking will be assessed and reported to YLACES? 

  • Will the proposed project seek to mitigate environmental injustices? If so, please explain.

  • Will the proposed project provide opportunities for marginalized students (i.e., those with lack of access resulting from socio-economic, physical or emotional challenges)? If so, please explain.


In addition to the brief proposal, please include a resume of the applicant, including email and telephone number.


Grant proposals are due by either February 28th or July 15th and should be submitted by email to One grant proposal accepted per cycle.

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