Captain Planet Foundation: EcoSolution GrantDeadline: September 30, 2017
The mission of the Captain Planet Foundation is to give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. The Foundation makes grants for activities that conform to the mission of the Foundation and have all four of the following:
- Be project-based
- Be youth-led
- Be solution-oriented
- Be based in the United States
- Result in real, demonstrable environmental outcomes
Grants from the Captain Planet Foundation are intended to:
- Provide hands-on environmental stewardship opportunities for youth
- Serve as a catalyst to getting environment-based education in schools
- Inspire youth and communities to participate in community service through environmental stewardship activities
Amount: Grants range from $500-$2,500. Preference is given to organizations that have secured at least 50% in matching funds for their projects.
Eligibility: Nonprofit organizations, including schools that are nonprofit, or organizations that apply through a fiscal sponsor that meets criteria. Organizations must have an annual operating budget of less than $3 million.