LCEC provides island entities with funding awards
LCEC recently announced that it will provide Environmental Funding Awards to the Cape Coral Friends of Wildlife, Audubon’s Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary, Future Forestry Corporation, Bailey-Matthews National Shell Museum and Clinic for the Rehabilitation of Wildlife. Collectively, they are being awarded more than $17,000. LCEC’s Environmental Funding Awards are given out twice a year with deadlines happening in March and September. An application can be downloaded at www.lcec.net/about-lcec/community-and-education/environment. Interested organizations must meet certain criteria to be considered for the award, including being located within LCEC service territory, funding utilized for projects/programs related to the environment and the utility industry, and having a demonstrated need for funds.