All USA USA Territories: American Samoa (USA); Guam (USA); Puerto Rico (USA); Virgin Islands (USA); Northern Mariana Islands (USA); USA Compact Free Associations:The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA) International, Israel and Canada.
Grants of up to $1,500 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and other organizations to develop environmental curricula. Funding is intended for holistic environmental curricula development and implementation that incorporate basic ecological principles and problem solving and integrate field activities and classroom teaching.
To empower and encourage students to become involved in solving environmental and social problems
To promote thoughtful and appropriate analysis and understanding of the natural world
To train students as informed decision-makers through the emphasis and application of basic ecological principles.
To be awarded a grant, environmental curricula must:
Show a holistic approach
Strive to synthesize multiple levels of learning (facts, concepts, principles)
Include experiential integrated learning and problem solving
Be founded on basic scientific principles, including hypothesis testing and experimental design
Incorporate basic ecological principles and field environmental activities within a primary or secondary school setting
Present controversial issues objectively, stressing the development of individual student opinions
Any organization is eligible to apply, including schools, non-profits, governmental agencies, and others.
- The only criterion is that funds can only be provided to an organization, not to an individual. If you are self-employed, you need to find a sponsoring organization.
- Organizations are funded across the globe, for example in Kenya, Guatemala, Chile and Bangladesh.
The last day for pre-proposals is December 3, 2023.