Gray Family Foundation Announces 2017 Grant Cycles

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The Gray Family Foundation is pleased to announce the following grant opportunties for 2017. Applications are due in January – March for most programs.

Environmental Education Program*
*formerly Teacher Professional Development & Community Field Trips
Application Opens: December 1, 2016
Grant Cycle Deadline: January 20, 2017
Notifications sent: May 2017
Read full RFP: 2017 Environmental Education Request for Proposals

Geography Education Program
Application Opens: December 1, 2016
Grant Cycle Deadline: January 20, 2017
Notifications sent: May 2017
Read full RFP: 2017 Geography Education Request for Proposals

Outdoor School Program
Application Opens: March 6, 2017
Grant Cycle Deadline: May 5, 2017
Notifications sent: August 2017
The full RFP will be released in February 2017, when there is greater clarification on the impact of Measure 99. Stay tuned!

Read our full 2016 grant docket.

Funding Opportunities from Other Organizations

Metro’s Natural Areas Education Program
Grant Cycle Deadline: ongoing
This program assists thousands of children and adults to visit Metro’s parks and natural areas on school field trips and for summer programs every year. Discover local birds, plants and animals with a little help from Metro naturalists and biologists. Find out how and where to watch wildlife and learn about the unique plants and geology of our region: Metro’s Natural Areas Education

Oregon Zoo Education Program
To celebrate the opening of the new center, the Oregon Zoo will be providing a free field trip (including bus and programming) for all 3rd grade classes at Title 1 schools in the Portland metro region in 2017. More information: http://www.oregonzoo.org/discover/new-zoo/education-center.