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Project Learning Tree Seeks Applications for Environmental Education Projects
Project Learning Tree is accepting applications from schools and nonprofit organizations for environmental service-learning projects.
Traditional GreenWorks grants of up to $1,000 will be awarded in support of environmental projects that demonstrate service-learning, exemplify student voice, involve at least one community partner, and can be completed within a year. To be eligible, projects must secure at least 50 percent in matching funds (in-kind acceptable).
GreenWork! grants for registered PLT GreenSchools of up to $3,000 support projects that meet all the parameters for traditional GreenWorks grant funding. To be eligible, applicants must be a school (public or private), be registered on the PLT GreenSchoo! Web site, have an established Green Team, have completed one or more of the PLT GreenSchools Investigations, and propose a project based on the findings of one or more of the PLT GreenSchools Investigations.
See the PLT Web site for eligibility and application guidelines.