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Captain Planet Foundation ecoTECH Program: Support for Schools & Nonprofits

Feb 17, 2020 at 10:45 am by Amanda Lai

Grants for Environmental Stewardship Projects and Education Graphic

Grant Opportunity: The Captain Planet Foundation's grant program provides funding and material support to schools and nonprofit organizations for projects that engage youth in hands-on environmental stewardship opportunities. This program aims to inspire youth to become become agents of change for the environmental problems by using the nature as a context for STEM learning. 
Awards are available in multiple categories including material support and monetary support .
  • Material Support Grants provide curated material and activity kits for students. The ecoSTEM Resource Kits Program provides curated activity kits around environmental themes for teachers. 
  • Monetary Support Grants are distributed in the following two categories: 
    • ecoTech grants support projects that leverage technology to achieve greater or innovative environmental outcomes. 
    • ecoSolution grants provides broad financial support for youth-led environmental projects for the purchase of materials and other expenses. 

Eligibility: Tax-exempt organizations, including schools and nonprofit organizations, located in the United States with an annual operating budget of less than $3 million. 

Grant Amount: Individual awards in the ecoTech category will amount to $2,500. Awards in the ecoSolution category will range from $500 and $2,500. 

Application Deadline: July 15, 2020

For more information:  For more information, please see the ecoTech website. 

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