• Friday, March 17, 2023 9:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The LEEF Mini-grant Program was established to promote environmental education and conservation through projects of formal and non-formal educators and organizations. LEEF Members, both individuals and organizations, are invited to submit grant proposals for consideration.

    Preference will be given to:
    *Projects that focus on climate change, climate resilience or interdisciplinary climate education
    *Projects that are located in schools and communities with a majority of Black, Indigenous and people of color residents 
    *Classroom initiatives or action projects that expand the traditional scope of environmental education in new and innovative ways

    Proposal Evaluation Criteria
    *The project will promote community-based support for environmental education programs or issues
    *The project increases community or student involvement with the environment through education
    *The project facilitates communication among environmental educators
    *The project uses education as a change mechanism toward a sustainable society

    *Grant proposals are accepted from LEEF Members who have been members at least 1 year.  If you would like to petition to have your proposal considered and have been a member less than a year, please fill out an application, note your request, and our committee will be in touch.

    *A project summary report and presentation is required - either in person at the LEEF conference or via webinar (approximately one year from receipt of funds).
    *Grant proposals are due June 30, 2023

    See your LEEF member newsletter for application details!


The League of Environmental Educators in Florida (LEEF) is the professional organization for environmental education in Florida- advancing environmental literacy and promoting stewardship.

We are an independent volunteer run non-profit, and the state affiliate to the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE).


LEEF promotes environmental education in Florida by providing:

  • Conferences

  • National affiliation with NAAEE

  • Collaboration with southeastern states (SEEA)

  • Partnerships with other EE related FL groups

  • Leadership opportunities

  • Mini-grants

  • Training

  • News and resources

  • Networking

Excellence in education requires excellent educators. Let's work together to create a more sustainable and equitable Florida.




Founded in 1983, the League of Environmental Educators in Florida is the professional association for individuals and organizations dedicated to the cause of environmental education in Florida. We are the state affiliate for North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE), an organization that brings together those interested in the study and enjoyment of our natural world and one that has promoted excellence in environmental education throughout North America and the world for over four decades.  

The League of Environmental Educators in Florida is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.

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