Grant Applications

The Next Grant deadline is
February 28, 2022.

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 dixon@ylaces.org. One grant proposal accepted per cycle.