The 2022-2023 Be Outside, Idaho Grant Cycle is Now Open!

Thursday September 8, 2022

Be Outside, Idaho is excited to announce the opening of the 2022-2023 grant cycle! Interested applicants should visit for program information and application details.

This year, Be Outside, Idaho is collaborating with Idaho STEM Action Center to provide additional funding and encourage applicants to align their programs with concepts in the fields of science, technology, engineering, and math.

“Everyone at Idaho STEM Action Center is excited to partner with Be Outside, Idaho to provide more grant opportunities,” Dr. Kaitlin Maguire, the agency’s executive director, said. “There’s a natural connection with STEM and relevant hands-on learning in the outdoors.”

Important Dates
Application deadline: October 14, 2022 (close of business).

Application can be found on the website and should be submitted to Mindy Peper at Grant recipients will be notified November 1, 2022. Grant reports are due June 1, 2023. These reimbursement grants will be issued upon project completion and submission of the grant report, showing how the project met the grant requirements.

About Be Outside, Idaho!
Be Outside, Idaho! is a program that connects Idaho’s youth to the outdoors. Be Outside Idaho is a project of the Idaho Recreation and Tourism Initiative (IRTI). This coalition of state and federal agencies and non-profit organizations collaborate and share resources to encourage youth, their families, and schools to get outdoors, through projects that focus on outdoor recreation and natural resource education. The grants, funded by initiative partners, are awarded to Idaho schools, government entities and non-profit organizations that demonstrate support of the Be Outside, Idaho mission and meet the grant program criteria.

For more information about IRTI and Be Outside Idaho, visit