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Environmental Literacy Grants


NOAA's Environmental Literacy Grants (ELG) are competitive national grants focused on creating an environmentally literate public that uses a comprehensive understanding of the role of the ocean, coasts, Great Lakes, weather and climate in the global ecosystem to make the best social and economic decisions. These competitive grants fund an array of educational organizations that reach diverse audiences. ELG supports informal and formal education projects, emphasizing partnerships that facilitate the integration of NOAA assets into education programs. More info...


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Bay Watershed Education and Training (B-WET)


NOAA's B-WET program is an environmental education program that promotes locally relevant, experiential learning in the K-12 environment. The delivery of B-WET occurs primarily through competitive funding that promotes Meaningful Watershed Educational Experiences (MWEEs). The program is national in scope with 7 regional programs...Visit BWET.


CSC Poster Competition

Cooperative Science Centers


EPP established five Cooperative Science Centers at Minority Serving Institutions (MSIs) to advance collaborative research in the NOAA-mission sciences. The first four Cooperative Science Centers were established in 2001 and the fifth Center in 2006.  Learn More...


Other Grants

Other Grants


  • AMS DataStreme - The American Meteorological Society (AMS) Datastreme program comprises pre-college teacher professional development in atmospheric, ocean and climate sciences...More.
  • GLOBE - The GLOBE Program is a worldwide hands-on, primary and secondary school-based science and education program....More.
  • National Ocean Sciences Bowl (NOSB), managed by The Consortium for Ocean Leadership, is a nationally recognized and highly acclaimed high school academic competition... More.