BOISE — The Be Outside, Idaho organization would like to remind interested applicants that the application deadline is Oct. 1. The grant is open to groups and individuals aimed at getting children outdoors. This includes teachers, librarians, daycare facilities, and more.

About Be Outside, Idaho

Be Outside, Idaho is a program to connect Idaho’s youth to the outdoors. Applications will be accepted for projects that support the organization’s mission to “To connect children with nature in

Idaho, from backyards to mountaintops.”

Be Outside Idaho is a project of the Idaho Recreation and Tourism Initiative, a coalition of state and federal agencies and non-profit organizations that collaborate and share resources to encourage youth, their families, and schools to get outdoors, including projects that focus on outdoor recreation and natural resource education. The grants, funded by initiative partners, are awarded to Idaho schools, government entities and non- profit organizations that demonstrate support of the Be Outside Idaho mission and meet the grant program’s criteria.

Important Dates

Application deadline: Oct. 1 (close of business).

The application can be found on the BeOutsideIdaho.gov website and should be submitted to Victoria.Runnoe@idpr.idaho.gov

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