Environmental Science Resource Grants
Grants to enhance school environmental science programs
Any TK-12 grade teacher working at a low-income public school in Alameda, San Mateo, Sacramento or Yolo County is eligible to apply.
Limit of two grants per school and one grant per teacher.
Grants of up to $500 will be awarded to teachers to enhance classroom environmental science curriculum through projects, supplies, field trips, and professional development.
- Field trip related to the study of wetland and creek restoration and water conservation
- In-classroom presentations about endangered species by local wildlife experts
- Gardening supplies to build a wildlife habitat
- Adopt-a-Beehive program for a project-based learning activity about bees
- Materials for a school-wide climate stewardship project to mitigate the effects of climate change
- For more lesson ideas, see NOAA Climate Stewards Education Project and ClimateChangeLIVE
Send your application in as soon as it is ready – money is limited. Funding will be immediately available, if approved.
Fax your application to (510) 645-1892, or scan and email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s easy! Simply fax in (or scan and email) a description of your idea on school letterhead, including the following information:
- Date and notation on top that request is for an Environmental Science Grant
- School and district name, address, telephone and fax numbers
- Your name, grade level, email address
- Description of your classroom and funding need
- Total amount requested
- Item by Item listing of how the money will be spent
- Applications must be signed by both the submitting teacher and principal
For questions, please contact us at (510) 645-1890 or email@example.com.
FUNDING IS AVAILABLE
FOR THE 2019-2020 SCHOOL YEAR
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“These grants have been a vital resource for us here in the science department, as it is so expensive and difficult taking students out of the classroom. Our subject, biology, lends itself to going outside, yet so often we are confined to the walls of classrooms. We appreciate your conservation focus which was to provide support to outdoor field trips that teach students important environmental lessons.”
– Jessica Tiatia, 9-12th grade biology teacher