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GreenWorks! Grants

  

Sponsored by Project Learning Tree, a program of the American Forest Foundation

Website:http://www.plt.org/applyforagrant
Contact:James McGirt, Manager of Education Programs
Project Learning Tree
c/o American Forest Foundation
2000 M St. NW Ste. 550
Washington, DC 20036

Phone: 202.765.3531
Email: jmcgirt@plt.org (James McGirt); information@plt.org (For questions about the online application)
Description:GreenWorks! Grants are awarded for service-learning projects in environmental education. Activities such as creating a native plant garden, cleaning up or improving an area of forest or stream, or recycling and other types of conservation projects are all eligible for funding.

Eligible applicants are organizations, groups, centers, museums, and schools that involve youth and environmental and conservation education. Proposed projects must exemplify student voice and involve at least one other community partner. Applicants must have attended or be registered to attend a traditional or online Project Learning Tree (PLT) workshop at the time of the application deadline.

In addition to those requirements, there are a number of others to be eligible for a grant, including obtaining a community partner and at least 50 percent matching funds or in-kind donations (materials and volunteer time) toward the project costs. Interested teachers and schools should check the grants web page carefully for the complete list of requirements for each type of grant.

Applications are available to download on the grants page and completed applications must be submitted online.
Eligibility:Private, Public, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations), Charter
Award(s):Grants up to $1,000 are awarded.
Deadline(s):Applications are due September 30, 2015.
Focus:Environmental Education, Service Learning
Grade Level(s):6-8, 9-12, 3-5, K-2, PreK
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Environmental Literacy
State(s):National
 
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