Grants, awards, etc,

2018 NYC DOE School Wellness Campaign Contest (DEADLINE: March 19)

Community Conversations Research Competition (so, this may not seem related, but as I looked at it, I totally see school/community gardens as part of the civic environment as they relate to community concerns. That said,  you need to find a higher ed partner, but wow, what an opportunity-P.S…I would be happy to jump on this as a partner, representing this network…just saying!)
Bayer Foundation (note that schools are not eligible)
POST TO WIN A PIZZA PARTY! Zero Wast Schools (DEADLINE: March 16)
Post a picture of your Green Team in action on the Zero Waste Schools website for a chance to win. Don’t have an account? Signing up is easy. View our short video for step by step sign up instructions. You will be posting–and maybe winning–in no time! Win a pizza party for your Green Team or class and Zero Waste Schools pencils for your school. To win prizes, post a picture of recycling efforts in your school that go above and beyond the usual daily routines. Tag your entry #AboveAndBeyond.
GROW NYC Spring 2018 Green Team Mini-Grants!  (Deadline: March 23)
The New York City Department of Sanitation and Citizens Committee for New York City are awarding up to $500 to school green teams! Grants must be used for green team expenses such as recycling and garden projects, t-shirts/uniforms, school sustainability events, and eco-friendly giveaways. Preference will be given to recycling or waste related projects. All K-12 public schools are encouraged to apply! See the application and budget guidelines for more details. For any questions, email
Sign up for a workshop where you can also learn how to apply for a 20K grant!
Teachers in grades 6-12 who want to increase student climate literacy are invited to register for a workshop presented by the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and partners as part of the NYCDOE’s Spring STEM Institute, April 3-5, 2018.
Participants will learn about how to apply for a $20,000 School Climate Solutions Challenge grant from NWFREGISTER FOR SESSION ST20 BY MARCH 16th HERE
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