Foundation / Corporation
Project Learning Tree (PLT)
Grants of up to $1,000 to USA and territories schools, community groups, nature centers, or museums for projects that involve youth in environmental and conservation education. Applicants must attend a pre-application training. Projects should help students enhance the environment of their schools or neighborhoods.
Students implement an action project they help design to green their school or to improve an aspect of their neighborhood’s environment.
The projects provide opportunities for student leadership and partner students with their whole school, local businesses and community organizations, and natural resource professionals. The funds can be used by students to implement recycling programs at their school, conserve water and energy, establish school gardens and outdoor classrooms, improve a forest, restore a natural habitat, and more.
GreenWorks! projects encourage students to use their creativity and imagination and develop other 21st century skills such as collaboration and teamwork, critical thinking, and problem solving. They provide students with opportunities to employ STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) and introduce students to green careers. By blending community service with the academic curriculum, students are “learning by doing” through these projects.
The proposed project must:
- Incorporate 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.
GrantWatch ID#: 170195
This year, the maximum amount you can apply for is $1,000.
Projects implementation may take place throughout the 2019 calendar year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Register and apply online:
If you do not yet have an account, you will need to enter your workshop participant information here:
Contact your PLT State Coordinator:
Project Learning Tree
c/o Sustainable Forestry Initiative Inc.
2121 K Street, NW, Suite 750
Washington, DC 20037
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