Friday, February 5, 2016

GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE THROUGH MEEF

Miller Environmental Education Fund Press Release:

               ATTENTION ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATORS

               GRANT FUNDING AVAILABLE THROUGH MEEF

The Miller Environmental Education Fund (MEEF) is now accepting applications for grant funding for 2016.  These grants will support interested applicants who will have direct contact with Moultonborough children through environmental projects and learning experiences.  Projects that qualify may include: construction of nature trails, wild life monitoring, water quality monitoring or climate change awareness, outdoor classroom activities and supplies, funds can be used to support operations for projects of this type (transportation, supplies, etc.)  Projects previously funded by MEEF have included: A nature garden of native species at MCS, a songbird study including purchase of binoculars for use by all students, a presentation and workshops for children and families by a naturalist encouraging their observations in nature.

MEEF was developed in 2007 out of a profound appreciation for the service and dedication of Michele Miller, former Principal of Moultonborough Central School and the 2006 NH Environmental Educator of the Year award recipient.

Grants this year will be available in amounts up to $5000.

If you have any questions or would like to receive an application call Miranda Ruel, Project Manager, at 476-5535, or e-mail mruel@sau45.org.   Electronic applications must be received on or before March 22, 2016.


MEEF welcomes and encourages your continued support.  Please contact Miranda Ruel if you are interested in making a donation to the fund.

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