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Environmental Education Grants Program Scope of Work Instructions

Project Period: July 1, 2023 Through June 30, 2024

A. General Information

Complete the required information:

Legal Name of the applying Organization:
EE Grant Project Title:
Project Director’s Name:
Project Director’s Email:
Project Director’s Phone Number:

B. Benchmarks

Use the rows to describe major Project tasks (benchmarks) to be completed.

  • 1) Enter the benchmark tasks in chronological order;
  • 2) Enter Target Date of Completion (within the Project Period); and
  • 3) Assign a Benchmark Activity Letter, in alphabetical order.


Activity Letter Benchmarks (Insert rows, as needed) Target Date of Completion (month/year)
AWork with Partners to plan workshop. Secure facility and begin advertising August 2023
BFinalize agenda, purchase equipment and materials, and begin processing registrationsSeptember 2023
CSubmit draft assessment tool for review and feedbackOctober 2023
DHost Community Workshop #1November 2023
ESubmit Midterm Progress reportJanuary 15, 2024
FHost Community Workshop #2April 2024
GPresent the Project at a local meeting, conference or other appropriate event to share project goals, “Lessons Learned”, etc.May 2024
HSubmit Final report, assessment results and supporting materialsJune 10, 2024

Note: When completing the Detailed Budget Sheet, enter the Benchmark Activity Letters that coincide with the grant funds being requested.

Required Benchmarks

The following Benchmarks are required and must be listed individually and chronologically among the other project benchmarks:

1. Draft Assessment tool to be submitted for review and feedback

Enter Target Date of Completion as Month/Day/Year

Note: The assessment tool must be submitted for review and feedback at least 4-6 weeks prior to engaging the project audience(s) but no later than January 15, 2024. Projects that engage audiences in the Fall of 2023 or early in 2024 should select a target date that allows for ample review time prior to January 15, 2024.

Audience Engaged Assessment Tool Due
July 1, 2023- February 11, 20244-6 weeks prior to event
February 12, 2024 and afterJanuary 15, 2024

2. Midterm Progress report

Enter Target Date of Completion as January 15, 2024.

3. Present the Project at a meeting, conference or other appropriate event to share project goals, “Lessons Learned,” accomplishments, etc.:

Enter Target Date of Completion as Month/Year.

Note: General Grants present at a regional, statewide, or other far-reaching events. Mini Grants may participate at local venues.

4. Final Report, assessment results and supporting materials

Enter Target Date of Completion as Month/Day/year

Note: The Final Report must be submitted 14 business days after the project has concluded. July 15, 2024 is the Target Date of Completion for projects concluding on June 30, 2024.

C. Subcontractors

Complete the Subcontractors section:

List the name and FID# of all subcontractors to be utilized on this project.
Name FID#
Name of Contractor #1 Contractor #1 FID#
Name of Contractor #2 Contractor #2 FID#
Name of Contractor #3 Contractor #3 FID#

If you have not identified the Subcontractor or do not know the FID#, the information must be provided to DEP prior to the Subcontractor beginning any work.

D. Budget

The Scope of Work Budget must reflect the same numbers appearing on the Detailed Budget Sheet. Complete the Detailed Budget Sheet and then enter the numbers on the Scope of Work Budget:

Grant Amount:$ enter Detailed Budget number
Grant Share (Match):$ enter Detailed Budget number
Total Project Costs:$ enter Detailed Budget number

The DEP share shall not exceed the grant amount listed above.