CSWEP Environmental Professionals Grant Program

Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals


Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Nov 15, 2018

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: Connecticut

Location of residency: Connecticut

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Overview:

The Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals (SWEP-CT) is chapter of a national non-profit professional association of individuals involved or interested in environmental law, science, business and policy. 

The mission of SWEP-CT is to:

  • encourage and promote the leadership, achievement, and professional and personal development of women in the environmental professions
  • provide an informal setting for women in the environmental professions:
    • to meet, share technical information and work experiences
    • discuss unique issues affecting women environmental professionals nationally and
    • to develop working relationships between those in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors
    • educate members on new developments and current trends in the environmental field
  • strengthen the skills of the members by addressing environmental issues, business relationships, leadership roles, mentoring and other substantive topics
  • encourage and promote public service in the environmental field

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

Eligibility:

  • The Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals Grant Program provides educational organizations and community based groups in funding for local projects that benefit the environment.  
  • “Environmental benefits” can vary widely and successful applications may include projects that improve the environment, such as property clean-ups or promote environmental education within Connecticut.
  • Any application meeting the grant guidelines that is not successful in one cycle may reapply during any following cycle.