The Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA) has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) to solicit projects for its Fiscal Year 2016 - 2017 Environmental Assistance Grant Program.
One focus area is Green Chemistry and Design Curriculum. The MPCA is seeking proposals that support the development of green chemistry and design curricula at secondary and post-secondary institutions in Minnesota. Projects must show the development of new syllabi, lesson plans, and/or lab experiments; number of enrolled students reached; pre/post-testing to measure green chemistry awareness’ or achievement of waste reduction as a result of new lab experiments developed. Maximum grant of $15,000; no match required. The application deadline for this focus area is April 13, 2016.
Examples of past green chemistry curriculum integration grant projects are at https://www.pca.state.mn.us/quick-links/green-chemistry-and-design-college-curriculum-grant-projects.
The RFP, application forms, and links to applicable rules and statutes are available at https://www.pca.state.mn.us/about-mpca/environmental-assistance-grants (see Focus Area Category 3 in the Open category grants). The end date for any grant agreement will be no later than June 30, 2019.
For EA Grant Program assistance, contact Mary Baker: 651-757-2208 or 1-800-657-3864 toll free.