Cultivating an Environmentally Responsible Public

We are the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF)

NEEF is the nation’s leading organization in lifelong environmental learning, creating opportunities for people of all ages to experience and learn about the environment in ways that improve their lives and the health of the planet.

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Registration for National Public Lands Day 2024 Volunteer Events is Now Open

Registration is now officially open for volunteer events at the 31st annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD)...

A Warming Ocean

Discover how rising global sea surface temperatures impact climate, weather, and marine life like coral reefs...

How to Write Grants: Understanding NEEF’s Grant Application Process

Learn about NEEF’s environmental and health grant application process, such as what to include and what to...

What Sets Us Apart

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Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
DE&I is at the core of our approach, ensuring that all people have access to learn from our shared natural resources.
 
 
 
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Partners
We build effective private-public partnerships that advance environmental education on our public lands.
 

MEET OUR PARTNERS

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Our Impact
NEEF raises $3 for every dollar of funding we receive from the National Environmental Education Act.
 

SEE THE NUMBERS

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Grant Support
We offer a variety of grants to help organizations improve the environment and engage their communities.
 

NEEF GRANTS

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Who We Are

Congressionally chartered in 1990 as a 501(c)(3) non-profit to complement the work of the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is a non-partisan, non-advocacy organization working to make the environment more accessible, relatable, relevant, and connected to people’s daily lives.

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News

Registration for National Public Lands Day 2024 Volunteer Events is Now Open

Registration is now officially open for volunteer events at the 31st annual National Public Lands Day (NPLD)...

Five New Members Appointed to NEEF Board of Directors

NEEF announces the appointment of five new members to its Board of Directors.

NEEF and Toyota Mississippi Partner for Park Along the River Improvements

NEEF and Toyota launched a new multi-year park revitalization project at the Park Along the River in New...

Events

Together for Tomorrow: Inspiring Environmental Connection in Youth through Outdoor Exploration and Service

This webinar is designed to equip volunteer coordinators and nonprofit organizations with the tools to host...

National Public Lands Day 2024

National Public Lands Day, happening annually on the fourth Saturday in September, fosters a strong connection...