What We Do
Helping organizations engage their community to improve the environment, increase diversity, and expand their work locally
Let's Do Great Work Together
NEEF mobilizes public and private funding to support community-based projects and respond to critical and emerging needs in K-12 education, conservation, and health.
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2023-2024 NPS-21st CCLC Greening STEM Grants
Delivering STEM education on National Park lands for under-resourced communities.
2023 Biodiversity Conservation Grant: Enhancing Pollinator Habitats
With major support from Toyota Motor North America, NEEF is excited to announce $200,000 in grant funding to...
2023-2024 Bureau of Land Management Greening STEM Grants RFA
The BLM continues to collaborate with NEEF to build the capacity of BLM field sites to use components of NEEF...
2023-2024 USDA Forest Service Greening STEM Grants
USDA Forest Service (FS) and NEEF collaborate to build the capacity of FS units to use components of NEEF’s...
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Recently Awarded Grants
2022-2023 Driving Mobility and Accessibility on Public Lands Grant
With support from Toyota Motor North America, the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) awarded...
NEEF Announces Awardees for 2022-2023 Forest Service Greening STEM Grant
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the awardees of the 2022-2023...
NEEF Announces 2022-2023 Awardees of NPS-21st Century Community Learning Centers (CCLC) Greening STEM Grant
The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the awardees of this year's NPS...
Featured Grantee Outcomes
Visually Impaired Students Gain Access to Nature Through Sound
Visually Impaired Students Gain Access to Nature Through Sound thanks to the Driving Mobility and...
Funding a Walk Through African American History in East Tennessee
There is more to the Wiley United Methodist Church in Chattanooga, Tennessee, than meets the eye. Thanks to...
NEEF Conservation Grant Supports Biodiversity in the California Floristic Province
In April 2021, NEEF and Toyota Motor North America announced $220,000 in grant funding to support biodiversity...
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Fostering a sense of stewardship through education and engagement on America's public lands