This grant came through on another listserv I'm on. I think they mean conservation as in nature, but if you have a prairie or a prairie reconstruction as part of your site or if you can think of another way to tie nature in, I thought it might be worth a shot.
National Fish and Wildlife Foundation: Nature of Learning Grant Program
The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's Nature of Learning Grant Program seeks to use National Wildlife Refuges as outdoor classrooms to promote a greater understanding of local conservation issues and utilize field experiences and student-led stewardship projects to connect classroom lessons to real world issues, as well as build partnership among local schools, community groups, natural resource professionals and local businesses.
Maximum award: $5,000.
Eligibility: schools or non-profit organizations.
Deadline: April 1, 2011.
For more information visit: http://www.nfwf.org/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Charter_Programs_List&CONTENTID=18432&TEMPLATE=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm
Sarah S. Uthoff