Environmental Education Small Grant Program

The Community Foundation (TCF) Serving Riverside & San Bernardino Counties

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Grant amount: US $1,000 - US $2,000

Anticipated deadline: Apr 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Counties in California: Riverside County, San Bernardino County

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



The Community Foundation — Strengthening Inland Southern California through Philanthropy — accepts competitive grant proposals from nonprofit organizations who serve the residents of Riverside and San Bernardino County during specific grant cycles.

Environmental Education Small Grant Program

Environmental Education Collaborative

The mission of the Environmental Education Collaborative (EEC) is to provide funding, program, and policy resources to support environmental education programs in Riverside and San Bernardino Counties.

Request for Proposals

The Community Foundation (TCF) serves as the administrator for the EEC Small Grant Program. Funds for the EEC Small Grant Program are provided by Southern California Edison International. Proposals are being accepted for activities, programs and projects per below.

Program Interest Areas

  • Collaborative projects or programs that connect informal (non-profit) with formal (K-12) providers
  • Field trips
  • Science projects
  • Class/community gardens
  • Project-based staff support
  • Programs or projects that demonstrate STEM, NGSS or EEI alignment

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


  • Eligibility 
    • Non-profit outdoor/environmental/science education providers that are public benefit organizations with evidence of tax-exempt status under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code and not classified as a private foundation.  
    • Public, private or charter school K-12 classroom teachers or schools
    • Environmental education support groups/projects affiliated with non-profit or school programs per above 


  • These types of expenses are not eligible for funding: 
    • Travel expenses
    • Conference fees
    • Political or religious initiatives