Veterans and Nature Grant Webinar Recording
Jan 24, 2024 / by NLemmoSaini
Veteran with his dog outdoors

On January 23, 2024, NEEF held an informative Q&A session on the 2024–2025 Veterans and Nature Grant Program, supported by the USDA Forest Service and issued by the USDA Forest Service and the National Environmental Education Foundation. This 60-minute session will provide insights into the grant priorities, eligibility criteria, and funding details. Additionally, there will be a dedicated section covering the grant submission process using the software Foundant, ensuring participants are well-equipped to navigate the application process seamlessly. Don't miss this opportunity to gain valuable information and ask your specific questions related to the grant program. Learn more about this grant.

Webinar Recording:

This webinar will help you:

  • Understand the Request for Application details.
  • Use the Foundant grant application software.
  • Answer questions about application requirements and eligibility criteria.


Christy Haas-Howard

Christy Haas-Howard

Program Director, Health

Christy Haas-Howard, Program Director for Health at the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF), is a seasoned healthcare professional with over 17 years as a registered nurse in school settings. Asthma educator-certified since 2009, she has led impactful school-based asthma programs at local and state levels and actively contributed to national initiatives to enhance school nurses' knowledge and skills. With a BA in Economics, a BS in Nursing, and an MPH, Christy's diverse credentials underscore her commitment to health equity and environmental justice in her collaborative work with NEEF‘s Conservation and K-12 education teams.

Whitney Shuttleworth

Whitney Shuttleworth

Grants Administration Director

Whitney Shuttleworth is the Director of Grant Administration at the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). She brings over two decades of environmental and administrative expertise to her role. With a Bachelor of Philosophy in Environmental Studies and a Master of Public Administration, she holds a Certified Administrative Professional designation and a Permaculture Design Certificate. Whitney's extensive experience in public finance, agriculture, and environmental education, combined with her commitment to collaborative initiatives, underscores her proficiency in grant administration and her dedication to promoting positive environmental awareness and change.

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