Outdoor Equity Grants Program (IL)
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Climate Education Policy
This bill amends the current Department of Natural Resources Law of the Civil Administrative Code to establish and include the Outdoor Equity Grants Program. This program is modeled after New Mexico’s 2019 SB 462. The purpose of this program is to increase access to outdoor learning opportunities to underserved communities across Illinois.
The purpose of this program is to increase access to outdoor learning opportunities across Illinois to underserved communities.
Funding will be available to local governments, state agencies, or non profit organizations to support transportation, and other programmatic costs associated with increasing access to outdoor learning for historically underserved populations.
Introduced 2020, in process
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