Captain Planet Foundation’s ecoSolution Grants: Building the Next Generation of Environmental Stewards

Deadline: 15 January 2019

The Captain Planet Foundation is inviting applications for its ecoSolution Grants to build the next generation of environmental stewards and change-agents.

The Foundation has supported educators and their work to facilitate youth-led projects that result in positive impacts to the environment of a school or community.

Objectives

  • Empower youth by providing hands-on environmental stewardship opportunities
  • Inspire youth and communities to become agents of change for their environment
  • Serve as a catalyst for education that uses the environment as a context for applied and STEM learning

Funding Information

  • ecoSolution Grants range from $500-$2,500 and are intended to support solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Grants are available to educators working with youth in the United States (international projects are by invitation only).
  • Applicant organizations eligible for monetary support through Captain Planet Foundation must:
    • Be exempt from federal taxation under the IRS Section 501 (includes most schools and nonprofit organizations), or have a fiscal sponsor that meets this criterion.
    • Maintain an annual operating budget of less than $3 million

Note: ecoSolution Grants will only support direct project costs. Support for t-shirts, staff salaries, field trips, scholarships, beautification/ landscaping, etc. will NOT be considered.

Eligible Projects

Projects must:

  • Be based in the U.S.
  • Be solution-oriented
  • Be project-based
  • Be youth-led
  • Result in demonstrable environmental outcomes

How to Apply

Applicants can apply via given website.

Eligible Country: United States

For more information, please visit ecoSolution Grants.

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