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Green in Action Awards

Awards to USA, Canada, and International K-12 Students
for Outstanding Projects that Emphasize Sustainability

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Green Education Foundation (GEF)

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Awards of $250 to USA, Canada, and International K-12 students for inspiring and outstanding projects that promote sustainability. Funding is intended for creative activities that emphasize a commitment to sustainability. Preference will be given to applications that include supporting materials, such as videos, pictures, essays, or artwork, which describe the project. Submissions will be reviewed and assessed relative to its creativity, educational value, and potential for sustainability and replication.

There are many ways to apply for a Green in Action award, such as through the following programs:
- Green Energy Challenge
- Sustainable Water Challenge
- I Ride Green
- Green Thumb Challenge
- Waste Reduction Challenge
- Green Building Program

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 146573

Estimated Size of Grant:

Winners receive $250 for their class! They will also be featured in national news and have their application materials (such as videos, photographs and scanned artwork) shared on the National Green Week site.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Participants must be students enrolled in grades K-12 from the U.S. and abroad.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Complete the survey as part of the application process:

Email application materials to:

Green Education Foundation (GEF)
1412 North Street
Walpole, MA 02081
Phone: 617-306-9637

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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)

Canada: Alberta   British Columbia   Manitoba   New Brunswick   Newfoundland and Labrador   Northwest Territories   Nova Scotia   Nunavut   Ontario   Prince Edward Island   Quebec   Saskatchewan   Yukon


International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.