KEEN Effect Grant


Grant amount: US $2,500 - US $10,000

Anticipated deadline: May 13, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Anywhere in the world

Location of residency: Anywhere in the world

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At KEEN, we're committed to creating strong communities and protecting the places we play. The KEEN Effect program awards grants to grassroots organizations across the world working to grow the next generation of environmental stewards. 

Funding Criteria

Inspires Youth Outdoor Participation - Funded projects will inspire youth experiences in the outdoors through nature-based play, scientific education, or stewardship programs.

Diverse Audiences & Geography - Funded projects will engage diverse audiences in various geographies throughout the world.

Innovative and Creative - Funded projects will identify unique needs and challenges related to childhood engagement with the natural world and provide creative, effective solutions.

Keen Collaboration - Funded projects will work collaboratively with KEEN to socially share project stories, provide updates, and complete a grant report.

Socially Savvy -Funded projects will have great photos and engaging stories to share, and be willing to engage with #keeneffect

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


  • Only 501(c)3 (or globally equivalent), non-religious organizations will be funded.


  • We do not fund research projects, conferences, or events.