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Every Day Event Grants Awarded to 26 Organizations


2013 marks the first year NEEF awarded Friends Groups up to $2,000 each to hold a minimum of three events. Twenty-six organizations were awarded funding to host events that are educational, recreational and/or volunteer-based projects.

Learn more about the 2013 Every Day Event awardees.

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NEEF & Partners Announce $243,000 in New Grant Funding for Outdoor Youth Programs


The America’s Great Outdoors: Connecting Youth to the Outdoors 2012 Grants are aimed at increasing the number of youth recreating, learning and volunteering on public lands.

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Toyota Makes $3 Million Grant Toward Public Lands Across Nation


On December 12, 2011, The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) announced a $3 million grant by Toyota Motor Sales, USA, Inc. to the Foundation to improve the capacity of community-based organizations supporting parks and other public lands.

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The AGO Progress Report


National Public Lands Day was featured twice in the America's Great Outdoors (AGO) 2011 progress report. NPLD helped the AGO initiative accomplish a goal of engaging young people in conservation and the great outdoors. Further, the AGO report highlights NPLD as a program worthy of expansion in order to raise awareness of the value and benefits of the outdoors.

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