NATCHTITOCHES – Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. (CRNHA) is pleased to announce it has received a $1,994 grant from the National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF). The Every Day Event Grant is sponsored by Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. and will be used to develop new programming at the US Army Corps of Engineers Grand Ecore Visitors Center (GEVC).
NEEF’s 2016 Every Day Event Grant review committee received over 140 applications and went through two rounds of review before determining the recipients. CRNHA plans to use the funds to help cover expenses for the lecture series, Welcome Home: The Survival of Cultural Traditions in Modern Times; Rhythm and Birds, a guided nature tour; and the Grand Ecore Bike Cruise.
“We would like to thank Toyota Motor Sales USA, Inc. and the National Environmental Education Foundation for granting us this award. We are excited to have more resources available to bring new programs to the Grand Ecore Visitor Center,” commented, Director of Interpretation, Steven Fullen.
Cane River National Heritage Area, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization that manages the congressionally designated Cane River National Heritage Area. Its mission is to preserve and promote the cultural and natural resources of the Cane River region and encourage economic development by strengthening heritage tourism in the region.