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Grant Opportunities

Current Grant Opportunities

There are no grant opportunities available at this time. Please check back in the future for upcoming opportunities, and browse our past grant opportunities below for more information. 

Past Grant Opportunities

2021 Family Child Care Mini-Grant

Early Childhood Heath Outdoors (ECHO) is not currently accepting applications to receive family child care mini-grants. Please check back in the future for upcoming opportunities.  

The most recent round of applications closed in July 2021. To learn more about our program and view a sample application, please see the 2021 application and information below:

Become an ECHO site!

Early Childhood Heath Outdoors (ECHO) is not currently accepting applications to receive seed grant funding. Please check back in the future for upcoming opportunities. 

The most recent round of applications closed in March 2021. To learn more about our program and view a sample application, please see the 2021 application and information below:

Nature Smart Libraries Initiative

Early Childhood Heath Outdoors (ECHO) is not currently accepting applications for the Nature Smart Libraries Initiative. Please check back in the future for upcoming opportunities.

The most recent round of applications closed in October 2020. To learn more about our program and view the sample letter of interest, please see the link below:

Join our Family Child Care Professional Learning Cohort!

Early Childhood Heath Outdoors (ECHO) is not currently accepting applications to join our Family Child Care Professional Learning Cohort. Please check back in the future for upcoming opportunities.

The most recent round of applications closed in May 2020. To learn more about our program and view a sample application, please see the 2020 application and information below:

Join our Early Childhood Coach Professional Learning Cohort!

Early Childhood Heath Outdoors (ECHO) is not currently accepting applications to join our Early Childhood Coach Professional Learning Cohort. Please check back in the future for upcoming opportunities.

The most recent round of applications closed in July 2020. To learn more about our program and view a sample application, please see the 2020 application and information below:

For questions about ECHO or to learn more, please visit our About page or email echo@nwf.org.

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More than one-third of U.S. fish and wildlife species are at risk of extinction in the coming decades. The National Wildlife Federation is on the ground in seven regions across the country, collaborating with 53 state and territory affiliates to reverse the crisis and ensure wildlife thrive.

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