Education Grants

Get funding to support Discover Nature Schools instructional units and Missouri National Archery in the Schools Program at your school.

Use Discover Nature Schools funds for exploration equipment, outdoor classroom materials and transportation for field experiences. Our Archery Equipment Rebate Opportunity reimburses you for up to $1500 worth of official MoNASP equipment.

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Archery Equipment Rebate

Educators often need help including new activities in their budgets. That’s why we offer a $1500 rebate opportunity for equipment purchases.

Grades K-2 Grade Grants

Download the grant information for Nature Unfolds, our Discover Nature Schools primary unit.

Grades 3-5 Grants

Download the grant information for Nature Unleashed, our Discover Nature Schools elementary unit.

Grade 6-8 Grants

Download the grant information for Nature Unhooked or Conserving Missouri’s Aquatic Ecosystems, our Discover Nature Schools middle school unit.

Grade 9-12 Grants

Download the grant information for Nature Unbound, our Discover Nature Schools high school unit.

High School Fishing Club Grant

Get up to a $500 grant to help with travel and equipment for your high school fishing club.

Get up to a $500 grant

To help with travel, equipment, and other needs of your high school fishing club.

Participate in at least one of the listed approved conservation activities:

  • Assist with MDC projects or events. For example: fish habitat improvement projects, kids fishing clinics, or special fishing events.
  • Have at least half your club members become a trained fishing instructor through the MDC angling education program and assist with at least one class.
  • Become a Rod and Reel Loaner Program location and provide the maintenance of the equipment at that location for at least one year after signed agreement.
  • Provide maintenance to the fishing gear at a Rod and Reel Loaner Program location(s) near your school for at least one year. (Loaner fishing equipment provided by MDC)
  • Become a Missouri Stream Team and participate in at least activity:
    • Lake or stream cleanup
    • Adopt a lake or stream or access and perform a cleanup
    • Install and maintain a monofilament recycling station
    • Water quality monitoring
    • Storm drain stenciling
  • Create your own MDC-approved project.

Grant money cannot be used for stipends, salaries, or wages for coaches and advisors.

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