The Merrimack Conservation Partnership (MCP) has released a request for proposals for its new MCP Environmental Science, Education and Outreach Grant Program.
The 2017 program has approximately $15,000 to re-grant to non-profit land trusts, municipalities, and state agencies who are doing environmental science, education and outreach activities related directly to the Merrimack River or its watershed. Funds can be used for activities such as:
- Youth or public environmental educational activities
- Development of outreach & educational materials
- River clean ups
- Water quality testing & monitoring activities
Before applying for a MCP grant, applicants should carefully review the request for proposals and application materials. These are available at the “Grants” section of the MCP website at http://merrimackconservationpartnership.org. Completed applications must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. on October 13, 2017. Completed applications can be submitted electronically to email@example.com. or may also be sent by mail, and must be postmarked no later than August 30, 2017. Mail applications to: Brian Hotz, Society for the Protection of New Hampshire Forests, 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord, NH 03301. Successful grant applicants will be notified in late October or early November 2017.