Grants & Funding Opportunites



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The Ozark Society Foundation (OSF) is soliciting proposals for a Youth Engagement Grant to local organizations that are working with students in environmental and conservation efforts.  Grants will go to organizations who encourage students to engage environmental awareness and conservation in the Ozark and/or Ouachita region. Successful projects range between $1000 and $3000 depending on the scope and needs of the project. Funds may be combined with other sources of funds to increase the size / impact of the project. To apply you must be affiliated with a 501c3 nonprofits or school located in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, as well as the Caddo, Bossier, Webster and Claiborne parishes of Louisiana.

Grant Timeline:

  • Applications open Monday, August 29, 2022

  • Deadline for applications is midnight on Saturday, October 22, 2022

  • Funds will be distributed in December 2022

  • Grant checks must be deposited by January 1st, 2023

  • Final grant reports will be due by Monday, November 20, 2023.

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You can direct questions about the grant or application to the head of the student engagement committee at:

Missouri Department of Conservation
Missouri Department of Conservation


Environmental Protection Agency:

EPA NEWS - EPA Grant Announcements!

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Recycling Education and Outreach Grant Program - accepting applications till 1/16/2023
The total estimated funding for this competitive opportunity is approximately $30,000,000. EPA anticipates awarding approximately 25 assistance agreements under this funding opportunity, with at least one award per EPA Region. The minimum individual award floor is $250,000, and the maximum individual award ceiling is $2,000,000 for the grant period. This program is in alignment with the Biden Administration’s Justice40 Initiative.
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Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling Grant Program
The Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling grant program is a new grant program authorized by the Save Our Seas 2.0 Act and funded through the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act. The Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act, also referred to as the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law, provides $275 million for Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling grants to support Building a Better America. This is allocated as $55 million per year from Fiscal Years 2022 to 2026 to remain available until expended. EPA was provided an additional $2.5 million in Fiscal Year 2022 funding to implement the program. The Solid Waste Infrastructure for Recycling program provides grants to implement a strategy to improve post-consumer materials management and infrastructure; support improvements to local post-consumer materials management and recycling programs; and assist local waste management authorities in making improvements to local waste management systems.
> Grants for Political Subdivisions:
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> Request for Applications (RfA):
> State and Territory Grants,
> EPA is accepting notices of intent to participate until December 15, 2022
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Grant Opportunity:
ReFED is excited to share that applications are now being accepted for the inaugural open call of the ReFED Catalytic Grant Fund for food waste solutions. The Grant Fund seeks to support initiatives at a local, regional, and/or national level in a way that makes the solution financially viable for businesses while successfully reducing wasted food. Letters of Intent must be received by November 30, 2022 at 11:59 P.M. ET.
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Biden-Harris Administration Announces Nearly $21.8M from EPA’s Clean School Bus Program for Missouri School Districts

Clean School Bus Program

EPA Announces $67 Million Grant Program to Help Communities Manage Stormwater

Food Waste Management Project Grant (Anaerobic Digestion)
EPA Announces $6.5 Billion in New Funding Available for Water Infrastructure Projects
EPA Clean School Bus Program Summer Webinar Series; Submit your application by August 19, 2022

Missouri Environmental Education Association:
Environmental Educator Grant


Missouri Prairie Foundation
Prairie Garden Grant Applications. Click here for details.


Missouri Bird Conservation Initiative:
Jerry Wade Youth Habitat and Education Program (YHEP) Grants


Missouri Department of Natural Resources

Additional Information:


DNR offers FREE webinar on State ARPA Funding for Community Water Infrastructure Grant Program

Department of Natural Resources reschedules ARPA webinars

Missouri Department of Agriculture


Missouri Recycling Association - MORA