Project Learning Tree Grants

Project Learning Tree® (PLT) is an award-winning national environmental education program for educators and their students in grades PreK-12.  GreenWorks! is the service-learning, community action program of PLT that partners PLT educators, students, and communities in environmental neighborhood improvement projects. GreenWorks! blends service activities with the academic curriculum and addresses real community needs as students […]

Captain Planet Foundation

September 30, 2014 and January 31, 2015 Grants are made for activities that promote and support high-quality educational programs that enable children and youth to understand and appreciate our world through learning experiences that engage them in active, hands-on projects to improve the environment in their schools and communities.  Grants from the Captain Planet Foundation […]

Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant

Deadline: October 1, 2014 with Announcement of Winners December 1, 2014 The Herb Society of America, as a recipient of a bequest from the estate of Donald Samull, has established two herb garden grants for teachers in grades 3 through 6. Mr. Samull was an elementary school teacher who used his love of herbs in […]

Lowes Toolbox for Education

Deadline: Februry 15, 2015 Spring Cycle (As soon as 1500 grant applications have been submitted, the application process will close. Notification date is mid-April 2015 Funding requests must be from $2,000-$5,000. 3 Simple Steps to Application Success:   Print out and review the Pre-Application Checklist (PDF file). Use the Pre-Application as a guide to collect […]

Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Program

Deadline: October 15, 2014.  Notification of award is February 15, 2015 The Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Program (SFE) began in 1996 and was named in honor of naturalist and Wild Ones inspirational leader Lorrie Otto, a pioneer in the natural landscaping movement in the United States and on who’s philosophy Wild Ones was founded. […]

American Honda Foundation

Deadlines: February 1, May 1, August 1, November 1, 2012-2013 The American Honda Foundation supports youth education programs with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment. Grants range from $20,000 to $75,000 Go to

Project Orange Thumb Grant

Submission by December 31, 2014 Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb provides tools, materials and other support to help communities reach their goals for neighborhood beautification, community collaboration and healthy, sustainable food sources. This year, Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb will select 11 recipients – 10 programs will receive $5,000 in cash and tools to help support their […]

National Gardening Association-Kids Gardening Registry

2014 Mantis Award Application Deadline:December 5, 2014 with winners announced February 6, 2015 Each applicant is asked to create a Garden Registry profile for his/her program. The Garden Registry profile can be displayed publicly or privately depending on the organization’s preferences. Garden Registry profiles are required to apply for grants hosted by National Gardening Association […]

Do Something Awards

Application Process Opens December 1, 2014 – March 1, 2015 Could you use $100,000 to change the world? The Do Something Awards celebrate young people 25 and under who are tackling a problem and changing the world. Five nominees will be rewarded with a $10,000 community grant, participation in a live VH1 TV show, media […]

Youth Garden Grants

Deadline:  December 5, 2014 Youth Garden Grants from the National Gardening Association can be found under the Kids Gardening website. Why Youth Gardens?
 Gardening can be used as a vehicle for encouraging children to make good food choices, augmenting classroom studies with experiential learning, building a love of nature, stimulating social interaction, facilitating cultural exchange, […]