CSWEP Environmental Professionals Grant Program

Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals

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Grant amount: Up to US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Feb 15, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, 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

Grant Program

The Connecticut Society for Women Environmental Professionals Grant Program provides funding for local projects in Connecticut that benefit the environment. Grants of up to $2,000 will be awarded. 

The applications will be judged based on the environmental benefits of each project, in comparison to others. “Environmental benefits” can vary widely and successful applications have ranged from property clean-ups to environmental education.

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