Annie’s Homegrown, Inc. offers grants to schools and educational programs to build an edible school garden (for example, growing fruits, vegetables, herbs, grains) in the United States. Two types of grants are available: Getting Started grants for a new garden program and Digging Deeper grants for already existing programs. Grants of $3,000 will be awarded to new school garden programs, and three grants of $5,000 will be awarded to existing school garden programs. Eligible applicants are K–12 public, private, and charter schools and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. Interested applicants will find additional details about these grants on GetEdFunding, a website sponsored by CDW•G with access to a free database of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
The New Leaders Initiative offers innovative youth programming across the United States, with the goal of engaging, growing, and supporting environmental and social justiceyouth activists so that they can reach the highest version of themselves.
The Gloria Barron Prize for Young Heroes enters its twentieth year of recognizing inspiring, public-spirited young people from across the United States and Canada. Established by author T. A. Barron, the Barron Prize honors 25 outstanding young leaders, aged 8 to 18, who have made a significant, positive difference to people and the environment.
The Clean Tech Competition is a worldwide research and design challenge for precollege youth. The program encourages scientific understanding of real-world issues and the integration of environmentally responsible energy sources.