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ECO Broward

ECO Broward

 

Florida has more homes at risk from storm surges
than any other state
.
 
ISSUE 
The 2014 Coastal Evaluation Report found that 88% of Broward's coastline is degrading and eroding and sea level rise is projected to cost more than $5 billion by 2035. At the same time indigenous habitats are at critically low levels and our air, water and soil qualities continue to decline at an alarming rate.

 
WHY IT MATTERS 
Habitat protection, energy consumption and quality air and water are all matters of concern if we want to sustain the health of our community.

 
OUR GOAL 
To increase our community's environmental stewardship through educational programs and restoration and conservation projects that yield positive and valuable economic, health, and environmental outcomes.

WHAT WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Projects we will support must demonstrate impact as follows:
  • Engage the community in environmental stewardship that yields tangible, lasting improvements in coastal restoration, habitat protection, energy conservation, air quality, clean water, and waste management (recycling).
     
  • Advocate for the development of consistent policies, strategies, and projects that promote excellence in environmental stewardship.

ELIGIBILITY & MULTI-YEAR BUNDLE
Download grant cycles and eligibility document. If you are considering multi-year funding, please email Angelica Rosas at arosas@cfbroward.org for the multi-year budget bundle.

The eligibility criteria:
Eligible applicants include:
  • Nonprofits with 501(c)(3) tax-exempt status that serve Broward County
  • City or County Agencies with projects that demonstrate charitable intent in Broward County
  • If applicable, organizations must have submitted required evaluation reports for all prior grants from the Foundation
  • Current grantees must be in compliance with the terms of those awards to be considered

GRANT CYCLE 2
BFit (Broward Fit), Broward Pride, ECO Broward
Application Starts: October 21, 2016
Application Deadline: December 2, 2016
Grants Awarded: March 2017
Grant Range: Up to $100,000o

View BFit   | Apply
View Broward Pride | Apply
View ECO Broward | Apply
Eligibility and Multi-year bundle

Official applications are accepted through PhilNet. Sign up for our newsletter to get alerts. Visit cfbroward.org/grants for more opportunities.

At the Table: Issues that Matter 

What can your organization do to positively impact our residents and environment? Local nonprofit leaders and residents from the community engaged in lively discussions about ECO Broward at the Community Foundation of Broward. Download topics discussed, the event presentation and view photos. 

Click on the links below to download the following:
  • Topics we uncovered in group sessions  |  Download
  • Power Point presentation  |  Download

ECO Broward #1 
Monday, January 11 from 9:00-10:00 a.m.

ECO Broward #2 
Wednesday, January 13 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.

 
 
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