Alta Peak Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS): Project Grants

California Native Plant Society: Alta Peak Chapter


Grant amount: US $250 - US $500

Anticipated deadline: Mar 31, 2019

Applicant type: Individuals

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Counties in California: Kings County, Tulare County

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

The Alta Peak Chapter of the California Native Plant Society (CNPS), which serves the area of Tulare County, is pleased to announce that it has established a fledgling Grant Project Program. The Chapter will be accepting applications for grants to promote projects and research that will increase appreciation and understanding of native plants and natural areas of Tulare County, the Central Valley and the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains and Foothills.

The Chapter is especially interested in supporting the efforts of K-12, as well as college students and their professors. Preference will be given to applications that demonstrate the following:

  • relevance of the project to native plant education, conservation or restoration 
  • a focus on native plants, and their habitats, of Tulare County, the Central Valley and the Southern Sierra Nevada Mountains and Foothills
  • a combination of academic background, work experience, and personal commitment needed to successfully complete the proposed project, or to participate in a profession that seeks to further the mission and goals of CNPS
  • feasibility of successfully completing the proposed project

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.