Awards and Grants

We provide grants and awards in support of our mission: to connect people with the natural world to improve our environment through education, advocacy, and conservation.

Sustainable Communities Grant

Learn about this competitive grant which provides $75,000 annually to fund environmental and open space projects and community resiliency efforts in Delaware and Maryland.
Application Period for 2021 is Closed
Awards announced: September 2021

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DEEC’s Wilmington Community Mini-Grant

This is a mini-grant of up to $300 to improve the environment in the City of Wilmington. Available to Wilmington residents and local community orgs.
Application Period for 2021 is Closed

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Outstanding Environmental Educator Award

We are proud to recognize public and private school teachers or administrators who go above and beyond to give students a sense of environmental stewardship.

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