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  • mkewert@comcast.net
    These were in the Citizen s Environment Coalition newsletter. 1. TogetherGreen Invites Applications for Conservation Fellowships and Innovation Grants.
    Message 1 of 1 , Mar 9, 2010
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      These were in the Citizen's Environment Coalition newsletter.

      1. TogetherGreen Invites Applications for Conservation Fellowships and Innovation Grants. TogetherGreen, an alliance between the National Audubon Society and Toyota, is accepting applications for its Conservation Fellowships and Innovation Grants. Through TogetherGreen Conservation Fellowships, forty promising individuals (half from the Audubon network and half from external organizations) will be chosen for their leadership potential, skills, and commitment to engaging people of diverse backgrounds in conservation action. Fellows receive a $10,000 grant, assistance launching a conservation action project, and specialized training. They also become part of an alumni network of conservation professionals from across the country. Fellowship candidates must have at least six years’ experience in some aspect of the environment. Audubon will select a minimum of forty proposals and provide more than $1 million in total support. Grants will range from $5,000 to $80,000 each, with the majority averaging roughly $25,000. Visit the TogetherGreen Web site for complete application information.
      2. TERP Clean Air Grants Made Available through TCEQ. Clean air grants totaling $26 million are being made available to eligible individuals, businesses or local governments through the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality’s Texas Emissions Reduction Plan (TERP) program. The grants, aimed at reducing emissions from polluting vehicles and equipment, are available for projects in the Houston-Galveston-Brazoria area, the Dallas-Fort Worth area, the Beaumont-Port Arthur area, the Tyler-Longview area, the Austin area and the San Antonio area. Applications will be received and reviewed on a first-come basis until March 31, or until all funding is distributed. For TERP program information, eligibility requirements and copies of the application forms, please visit www.terpgrants.org or call 800-919-TERP (800-919-8377).

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