Teachers -
 
I've compiled a list of grants that you might be interested in applying for.  Many have deadlines in September and October, but some are open ended.  There is a brief paragraph of information about the grant or grant foundation and a link to the website. 
 
I know there are many great project ideas out there you might already have in the works or recurring service projects you do every year. 
Free money to make those happen is a great thing!
Good luck!
Yvette
 

 

Spirit of Green School Recycling Grant

 


Provided by: 
Georgia Recycling Coalition
http://www.georgiarecycles.org

The Georgia Recycling Coalition is now accepting applications for its 2012 Spirit of Green School Recycling Grant Awards. This program recognizes excellence in recycling and waste reduction in Georgia. Three $500 grants will be awarded to the top elementary, middle, and high schools. Georgia public and private schools are eligible to apply.

Apply by September 28, 2013.

 

Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! Grants

 

 

Project Learning Tree (PLT) GreenWorks! Grants in amounts up to $1,000 are available. Applicants must have attended a PLT workshop. Proposed projects must:

§  Involve service-learning

§  Exemplify student voice

§  Involve at least one community partner

§  Secure at least 50% matched funds (in-kind acceptable)

§  Be completed in one year


For more information, contact Jackie Stallard at 
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http://www.plt.org/applyforagrant
Apply by September 30, 2013.

 

 

Target Field Trip Grants

 

 

Target will be awarding more than 5,000 grants of $700 each to schools for the upcoming school year. Teachers can use grants to fund school field trips to connect their curricula to out-of-school experiences, including trips to art museums, cultural events, civic experiences and environmental sites.  

Grants will be awarded to educators, teachers, principals, para-professionals and/or classified staff employed by an accredited K-12 public, private or charter school in the U.S. that maintains a 501(c)(3) or 509(a)(1) tax-exempt status.

Apply by September 30, 2013. 

https://targetfieldtripgrants.target.com/register.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green Thumb Challenge $1,000 Award

 

 

It's that time of year again! GEF and Gardener’s Supply Company have teamed up on an exciting funding opportunity for established youth garden projects nationwide! The organizations are calling on schools and youth groups to submit chronicles of their garden projects in a race to win a $1,000 prize. The award is designed to support the continued sustainability of an exceptional youth garden program that has demonstrated success, and has impacted the lives of kids and their community.

Enter by September 30, 2013. 

http://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/greenthumbchallengesub/green-thumb-challenge-winners.html

 

Herb Society of America $5,000 Educator Grants

 

A grant opportunity for educators to deliver learning experiences to the public.

The Herb Society of America's mission is to promote the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community. The Grant for Educators challenges individuals, groups or small businesses to develop and deliver learning experiences to the public. Each year, the Grant Committee anticipates funding one or two grants for a total of $5,000.

The grant rewards innovative projects that enhance herbal education in school systems, in communities, or in any public forum (electronic or person-to-person). It requires learning goals and a mechanism to measure the educational outcomes. 

Applications are requested from educators (formal or informal teachers), persons engaged/employed in botanical or horticultural activities, museum directors, botanical / garden writers, small herbal business owners. Proposals from students will not be accepted.


Apply by October 1, 2013.

http://herbsociety.org/resources/educator-grants.html

 

 

  

 

The Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant

               

 

A grant opportunity to work with elementary and early middle grades start a small garden.

The Herb Society of America (HSA) is accepting applications for its Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant. Public or private school teachers in grades 3-6 with a minimum class size of 15 students are eligible to apply.

The Herb Society of America will award four (4) schools each year indoor window sill herb gardens. The classrooms selected will receive three (3) windowsill herb  garden kits including pots, soil, seeds and educational materials to use in the classroom. The Herb Society of America will provide the educational materials.

 

The Herb Society of America will select five (5) schools/classrooms to receive $200 "Seed Money" to establish an outdoor herb garden. The funds may be used for supplies such as soil, plant trays, containers, child or youth sized tools, etc. The school may need to seek additional funding and support from other sources. The Herb Society of America will provide the educational materials and herb seeds.

Apply by October 1, 2013.

http://herbsociety.org/resources/samull-grant.html

 

 

 

 

Do Something Seed Grants

Are you working to start a community action project or program? Do you need money to put your ideas into action? If you answered, "YES!", you are eligible to apply for a DoSomething Seed Grant. We give out a $500 DoSomething every week to help young people just like YOU!

These grants can be used towards project ideas and programs that are just getting started, or to jump-start your program and realize your ideas for the first time. These grants can also be used towards projects that are already developed and sustainable, towards the next steps of your project and organization to help you as you look to expand your project and grow your impact.

$500 – NO Deadline!  One grant given out each week.

http://www.dosomething.org/grants/seed-grants

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Green In Action Awards

 

In 2013, Green In Action Awards will be granted to inspiring projects based on GEF's sustainability themes.  Winners are those schools, classrooms or youth groups who have demonstrated their commitment, creativity, or passion for sustainability in their application.  Great application materials include photos, videos, essays, or artwork describing your environmental project, weigh-in, activity, community service project, or green team program! There are so many ways to participate and make a difference so show us how YOU are a champion for sustainability! 

 

Winners receive $250 for their class! They will also be featured in national news and have their application materials (such as videos, photographs and scanned artwork) shared on the National Green Week site.

 

http://www.greeneducationfoundation.org/greenweek/contests/green-in-action-contest.html

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