Environmental Literacy Grants
The NOAA Office of Education (OEd) is issuing a request for applications for environmental literacy projects. Projects selected for funding will have a duration between one and five years and will (1) further the use and incorporation of the Ocean Literacy Essential Principles and Fundamental Concepts in formal and informal education and/or measure ocean literacy among the public; or (2) strengthen the capacity to develop a workforce knowledgeable in weather and climate. All projects shall employ the strategies articulated in the NOAA Education Plan and involve NOAA entities as partners. It is anticipated that final recommendations for funding under this announcement will be made by June 30, 2006, and that projects funded under this announcement will have a start date no earlier than September 1, 2006.