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The Dirt | 2022-23 Conservation Education Grants: Application now open!

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K-12 teachers and informal educators working in Benton County, OR (including Corvallis, Philomath, Monroe, Blodgett, and Alsea) are eligible to apply for up to $500 in 2022-23 to support efforts that benefit students and the environment of Benton County, OR.

Grant funds may be used for any purpose as long as the project enhances natural resource conservation efforts in Benton County. Special consideration will be given to projects focusing on climate and environmental justice/equity.

Funds may be used for classroom materials, tools, field trips, staff wages, or any other supplies or activities that contribute to conservation education in your classroom.

Examples of past funded projects may be found in our Grants Archive.