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.

DEEC’s Wilmington Community Mini-Grant

Applications due May 29, 2020
Wilmington residents and local community organizations: apply for a one-time mini-grant of up to $300 to improve the environment in the City of Wilmington.

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Sustainable Communities Grant

Awards announced: March 2020
Apply for this competitive grant for projects that support Open Space Preservation, Habitat Improvements, and Conservation.

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Outstanding Environmental Educator Award

Award honored: TBD
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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