To be Alabama’s primary source for science-based, environmental information and education, while cultivating a legacy of environmental stewardship for generations to come.
Legacy funds environmental education grants annually through the Environmental Education Grant Program. Funds for this program are allocated specifically to assist with helping to create environmentally responsible citizens through education. Both public and private non-profit organizations in Alabama may apply. All applying organizations need proof of tax-exempt status showing specific Internal Revenue Service qualification.
Environmental Education grants are available in amounts up to $2,500. Grant proposals requesting more than $2,500 will not be considered.
Type all information on the grant application form or retype the form on the computer using the same spacing, with 12 point or larger type. Forms may be downloaded from our Web site at www.legacyenved.org. It is imperative that you follow the correct format. Failure to do so will result in the grant being disqualified. Complete all sections and be sure to include all pertinent information. Review evaluation criteria to ensure that your project meets specifications. Submit only the completed form for review. Do not include attachments (other than the IRS letter). Review the checklist to be sure all information has been included in your package, and that you have followed the correct format and spacing allocations as they appear on the original document.
Proposals will generally not be considered if they request funding for general operating expenses or building campaigns, student tuition, travel, or funding for personnel (salaries/stipends).
All grant applications MUST BE RECEIVED BY CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON OR BEFORE FRIDAY, MARCH 14, 2023!!
LATE SUBMISSIONS WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.!!!
All grant contracts will begin April 18, 2023, and end December 31, 2023.
Award notifications will be sent by mail to Project Directors in APRIL 1, 2023.
Funds will be distributed upon completion of the grant project, and after ALL invoices are received by Legacy. It is mandatory that all organizations applying for the grant funds prove their tax-exempt status. A copy of the determination letter from the Internal Revenue Service, showing specific IRS qualification and identification number, must be attached. EXCEPTION: Public schools have this status through their system and do not need the qualification letter. Groups without the status must choose a non-profit organization through which funds may be disbursed. This affiliating non-profit organization must then be willing to assume expenditure responsibility for the group without the IRS qualification.
Proposals must include a Project Director to implement and guide the project. The Director becomes the fiscal agent for the proposal and is responsible for the expenditure of any funds awarded. The Project Director may be asked to present the grant project at Legacy workshops.
Grant recipients will be required to complete a Final Report, which will be due by February 28, 2024. This report will serve as an evaluation mechanism for the project. Failure to comply with reporting requirements will result in termination of the grant and disqualification from future grants.
Grants will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
ALL grants must be received NO LATER than close of business on Monday, MARCH 14, 2023!
Grant Application to:
Legacy, Inc., Partners in Environmental Education
Attn: FY2021 Competitive Grant Program
P.O. Box 3813
Montgomery, AL 36109
1333 Carmichael Way
Montgomery AL 36106
By email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Physical/Shipping Address:1333 Carmichael WayMontgomery, Alabama 36106
Mailing Address:P.O. Box 3813Montgomery, Alabama 36109
1-800-240-5115 (toll-free)334-270-5921334-270-5527 (fax)
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