2020 Restoration and Resilience Grant


The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) is proud to announce the awardees for the second round of Restoration & Resilience Grants for 2020. With major support from Toyota Motor North America, this grant totaling $75,000 assists nonprofits conducting restoration and community engagement projects on public lands throughout the U.S. that have been impacted by natural disasters.

“NEEF has a history of partnering with public lands and spaces to ensure their sustainability and integrity for the public and surrounding communities,” said Meri-Margaret Deoudes, president and CEO of NEEF. “We are excited to continue to support these awardees as they work to improve our public lands for all Americans to enjoy.”

NEEF established the Restoration & Resilience Grant in 2018 to support existing efforts for improving public lands and strategies for making those lands more resilient to future disasters. Through this grant, local land trusts and foundations have the capacity to mobilize community volunteers and educate participants about the importance of their actions and their relationship to the long-term sustainability of local public lands.

The following projects have been awarded a second round of grant funding to continue established improvement projects on America’s public lands:

List of Grantees Awarded

Grant Success Stories

Read about the impact this grant made across the country.

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Grant Support From

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