Green Your School Challenge – Do Something
Teens are encouraged to register their schools and rally their community to lead projects to reduce waste, save energy, promote green agriculture, and more! The five schools with the most students registered each will receive a $1000 grant. The schools that create the biggest recycling and energy conservation impact will receive a $5,000 grant. Additional prizes include four $500 college scholarships to individuals who register for the campaign by March 1st.

Target K-12 School Field Trip Grants
Amount: $700
Grants of $700 will be awarded to education professionals employed by an accredited K-12 public, private, or charter school in the United States for visits to art, science, and cultural museums; community service or civic projects; career enrichment opportunities; and other events or activities away from the school facility. Funds may be used to cover field trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, food, resource materials, and supplies.

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant Program
Fall 2015 deadline: October 16, 2015
Amount: $2,000 to $5,000
There is a preference for funding requests that have a permanent impact such as facility enhancement as well as landscaping/clean up type projects.

Captain Planet Foundation Grants
Yearly spring and summer project deadline: September 30
Yearly fall and winter project deadline: January 31
Amount: $500 to $2,500
Activities to be funded must be project-based, performed by youth, and have real environmental outcomes.

Project Learning Tree GreenWorks! Grant
Fall 2015 deadline September 30, 2015
Amount: up to $1,000
Grants must be completed in one year, must involve service learning, must exemplify student voice, must involve a community partner, must secure 50% matched funds, and applicant must have completed PLT workshop.

Seeds for Education Grant Program
Yearly deadline: October 15
Amount: under $500
Funds are available for plants and seeds.

Save On Energy Teacher Grants
Fall 2015 deadline: September 18, 2015
Amount: $500
Grants are awarded to current teachers who submit energy-related lesson plans to be used toward classroom materials and activities.

The Lawrence Foundation Grants
Yearly June cycle deadline: April 30
Yearly December cycle deadline: November 1
Amount: Varies, average of $9,108
The foundation is focused on making grants to support environmental, human services, and other causes.

Habitat Heroes Mini-Grant
Deadline: May 2016
Amount: up to $750
This grant provides additional funding to schools that are continually improving their schoolyard bird habitat.

Toshiba America Foundation Grant
Yearly deadline: October 1
Amount: $1,000
Grants are provided to fund project-based learning in science and mathematics in K-5 classrooms.

Alternative Fuel Foundation Grant Program
Deadline: Ongoing
Amount: Typically $250 to $500
Projects that will be favored for funding promote the concept and use of alternative fuels or sustainability.

Green Thumb Challenge Grant
Fall 2015 deadline: September 30, 2015
The award is designed to support the ongoing sustainability of a youth garden program.


 For more information about the Green Schools Program, please call or email Lauren Butcher at or (561) 686-6600