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Project Learning Tree: GreenWorks!
c/o American Forest Foundation
2000 M Street, NW
Suite 550
Washington, DC

Phone: 202-765-3641
Fax: 202-827-7924
Email: information@plt.org
Url: https://www.plt.org/apply-for-greenworks-environmental-education-grant

Primary Contact:
Mr. James McGirt
Phone: 202-765-3531
Email: jmcgirt@plt.org

Geographic Scope:

Type of Organization: Other Sources

Total Annual Giving:  Not Available

Grant Details:
Grants of up to $1,000 are provided.

Eligibility Requirements:
Pre-K-12 educators, schools (public, private, and charter), and nonprofit organizations

Application Deadlines:
September 30, annually

Areas of Interest:
Project Learning Tree (PLT) is a national environmental education program for educators and their students in grades Pre-K-12.

GreenWorks! is the service-learning component of PLT that provides grants of up to $1,000 to PLT trained educators for students to implement environmental improvement projects.

GreenWorks! blends service activities with the academic curriculum and addresses real community needs as students "learn by doing."

Some examples of past grant projects include:

  • habitat restoration;
  • watershed improvement;
  • school gardens;
  • outdoor classrooms;
  • recycling; and,
  • energy conservation.
Organizations (including community-based organizations), groups, centers, museums, schools, student clubs, before and after school programs, etc. that involve youth and environmental or conservation education are eligible to apply. Applicants must have attended a Project Learning Tree workshop and must involve at least one community partner. Also, the proposed project must secure at least 50% matching funds (in-kind support is acceptable).

Application Procedures:
Application guidelines and forms are available on the PLT website.

EIN: 52-1235124

Last Updated: 5/1/2015