Subject: Environmental Education, Youth Development, Civic Engagement
Deadline: Sept. 30, 2015
"GreenWorks! is the community action service learning component of PLT, built around action projects that partner educators, students, and the community in an effort to understand, respect, and improve the world around us. To support community action, GreenWorks! blends service activities with the academic curriculum and addresses real community needs as students learn through active engagement.
Our GreenWorks! program provides grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations to engage students with their local community and complete service-learning, environmental-improvement projects. Since 1992, PLT has helped fund around 1,000 GreenWorks! projects in communities across the country. GreenWorks! has funded a variety of environmental service-learning projects including (but not limited to!): habitat restoration, watershed improvement, outdoor classrooms, recycling programs, and energy conservation."
Funder: Project Learning Tree
Eligibility: "Any organization, community group, nature center, museum, school, etc. that involves youth in environmental and/or conservation education is welcome to apply for a PLT GreenWorks! grant."
Amount: Up to $1,000