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The 2015 Maine Environmental Education Annual Awards

Recognizing outstanding environmental achievement in Maine, awards were be given in the following five categories: 

The Eberhard Thiele Environmental Educator Award 

Excellence in Environmental Education Program

School of the Year

Business of the Year

Maine Environmental Education Association's Student of the Year



The Maine Environmental Education Association is co-hosting a series of free webinars with the North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE):

The third webinar is:

Big Money for Small Groups

August 26th  3:00pm Eastern    Click here to register 

80% of charitable funds come from individual donors, not foundations or corporations. Learn to build a fundraising program that honors your mission, engages potential donors, and raises more money.

  • Where money comes from: Building a diverse funding base
  • The basic principles of fundraising
  • Identifying prospective donors
  • “The ask” — face to face solicitation
  • Alternate strategies: House parties, raising major gifts by mail

Presenter:  Andy Robinson - For 34 years, Andy Robinson has worked with a variety of nonprofits as a fundraiser, facilitator, trainer and community organizer. Andy's books include Grassroots Grants and Selling Social Change, How to Raise $500 to $5000 From Almost Anyone, Great Boards for Small Groups, The Board Member’s Easier Than You Think Guide to Nonprofit Finances (with Nancy Wasserman) and Train Your Board (and Everyone Else) to Raise Money (co-authored with Andrea Kihlstedt.

Click here to register 


Past webinars in the series:

Ideas and Tools for Effective Evaluation
June 30

Click here to view recording of webinar.

Click here to download a PDF of the presentation slides..



Collective Impact in Environmental Education
July 28

Recording will be posted when available



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The Maine Environmental Education Association (MEEA) facilitates and promotes environmental education in Maine through the sharing of ideas, resources, information, and cooperative programs among educators, organizations, and concerned individuals. MEEA is built on the strengths and contributions of our members.

Created in 1982, MEEA helps organizations, schools, groups, educational programs, and individuals promote and expand environmental education in Maine. In addition, MEEA acts as a clearing house, keeping groups and individuals informed of issues and events in the field of environmental education. We believe conserving Maine's rich cultural and natural heritage requires an environmentally aware citizenship.
MEEA is an affiliate of the New England Environmental Education Alliance and the North American Association of Environmental Education.