Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys Program

Virginia Environmental Endowment

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Grant amount: Unspecified amount

Anticipated deadline: Dec 1, 2019 2:00pm PST

Applicant type: Government Entity Nonprofit College / University

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Research

Location of project: Kentucky, West Virginia

Location of residency: United States

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Currently limited to the Kanawha and Ohio River Valleys of Kentucky and West Virginia, this program supports research, education, and community action on water quality and the effects of water pollution on public health and the environment. Emphasis is given to collaboration by citizens, government, and industry to develop effective public policies and to increasing public participation in water quality monitoring and watershed management.

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  • The Endowment makes grants to nonprofit, tax-exempt charitable organizations and institutions and to governmental agencies.
  • Projects are required to have matching funds in amounts equal to or in excess of the grant request. Challenge grants may be offered to provide leverage in fundraising.
  • Grants must align with the mission and priorities of the Virginia Environmental Endowment.


  • VEE encourages requests for specific projects that promise measurable results to improve the environment.


  • Grant funds are not provided for general support, overhead, indirect costs, capital projects, land purchases, building construction or renovation, endowments, lawsuits, or to individuals.
  • Proposals that are clearly outside the purposes and geographic limitations of our grant-making programs may be declined without further review.
  • VEE does not reimburse project costs that are incurred before the authorization date of any grant that might be awarded. 
  • In fairness to others, applicants are asked not to apply to the Endowment more than once a year.
  • Proposals previously denied by VEE should not be resubmitted without prior authorization from the Endowment.