Calendar of Events/Deadlines

School Grants

Sept 30 Final day to apply for DHEC School Waste Reduction and Recycling Grants

Details here:

Sept 30  Final day to apply for a fall Richland County Conservation Education Mini Grant of $500 to $1,000                                                                                                                                                                    Details here:

Oct 8 –  4-6pm at Riverbanks Zoo

Midlands Green Step Award and Update Session & EEASC Meet-Up Details and registration here:

Oct 15 Final Day to apply for a Champions of the Environment Grant for $1,00-$2,500

Details here:


The Energy Office’s mini-grant program just opened for applications today ( Awards are from $5,000 – $10,000 to support projects that are focused on energy efficiency, renewable energy, alternative fuels, and transportation.

According to their website, applications will be due by close of business on August 2, 2019, and projects must be completed by May 15, 2020. Application forms can be found on the link above. If you have any questions, contact Rick Campana via email or by phone at 803-737-5229.

Please consider forwarding this along if you know anyone that might be interested.



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What is Green Steps?

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