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2024 Earth Day Grants 

Applications Due: March 22, 2024 (extended until March 29, 2024)

Contact Lori Riker (Education Chair) at

The Air & Waste Management Association – Niagara Frontier Section (A&WMA-NFS) will again be awarding one or more grants worth up to $500 each in honor of Earth Day 2024. The program promotes environmental awareness through creative and impactful educational activities and community engagement efforts.


The grant is open to educational institutions and community organizations in New York State counties of Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Erie, Niagara, and Wyoming. This is intentionally broad! We hope to fund great ideas that seek to dramatically improve environmental awareness in the WNY community.

Grant Conditions:

·     Funds must be used between April 1, 2024 and March 31, 2025.

·     After completion of the Earth Day project/event, grant recipients must submit a brief letter/email report to the A&WMA-NFS Education Chair that includes a summary of the project (photos of the project are encouraged). 

·     All marketing efforts for the funded project must clearly acknowledge financial support from AWMA-NFS.

Application Requirements:

·       Applicants must provide all requested information (see below)

·       The application must contain a detailed budget justification

·       Submit Applications to Lori Riker by email:

·       Applications must be e-mailed no later than Friday, March 22, 2024 (midnight).

·       Questions regarding the Earth Day Grant Program should be directed to Lori Riker by e-mail.

·      Applications will be reviewed by a predetermined AWMA-NFS committee, and the grant will be awarded by the Education Committee.  The decision of the committee is final.

 2024 Earth Day Grant Application Information:

 Project Name:


Organization Name:


Street Address:




Zip Code:


Name of Project Coordinator:


Telephone Number:


                       Email Address: 

Anticipated Number of Participants:


Amount of Grant Request ($):


Provide a brief (less than 2 page) project description that includes a summary of activities, anticipated schedule, location, detailed budget justification, and any other important details for the reviewers to consider.

Please click here for a pdf version of the 2024 Earth Day Grant Application

Please click here for a word version of the 2024 Earth Day Grant Application


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