ALIPC Education and Outreach Grant Program
Alabama Invasive Plant CouncilSuggest an update
Grant amount: Up to US $1,500
Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2020
Applicant type: College / University Nonprofit Individuals Government Entity
Funding uses: Education / Outreach
Location of project: Alabama
Location of residency: AlabamaView website Save
The Alabama Invasive Plant Council is soliciting grant proposals for non-native invasive plant projects in the state of Alabama. The intent of this grant is to provide funding to organizations or individuals who wish to educate the public about non-native invasive plants and their effects on the environment and/or to conduct small-scale activities for controlling noxious weeds.
Funding from this grant can be used for educational materials, outreach activities and control work pertaining to non-native invasive plants. The items that may be purchased and the activities that are accepted under this grant include, but are not necessarily limited to:
- seminars, and
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- Proposals will be accepted from individuals, public or private nonprofit organizations and academic institutions.
- All funds awarded are to be used within one year of receipt.
- If full funding is not available, partial funding may be awarded.
- Award preference will be given to proposals that meet some or all of the following criteria:
- Involve a plant or plants listed on the ALIPC List of Invasive Plant Species (found here);
- Educational programs that reach a broader segment of the community;
- Include partnerships (please specify type and degree of involvement for partner entities);
- Demonstrate matching funds or in-kind contributions. In-kind contributions may include donated materials, supplies, facilities, services, and/or volunteer hours;
- Increase and promote local community awareness of non-native invasive plants through local schools, charities, volunteer events, web site development or the development and distribution of educational materials;
- Heighten community awareness about non-native invasive plant identification, impacts, control or prevention;
- Use photographs, if applicable, to illustrate the need for funding;
- Results of control/management activities will be presented to an audience during a workshop, demonstration or tour;
- Control activities will continue after the one year grant period;
- First time applicants will receive prioritized evaluation, although repeat applicants will be considered.
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