The Captain Planet Foundation Educational Grants


The Captain Planet Foundation is an organization that supports hands-on environmentally themed projects for youth in grades K-12. Their objective is to encourage innovative science activities and to empower children from around the world to become environmental stewards. The Captain Planet Foundation strives to teach students appreciation  for our planet by becoming become active participants in environmental conservation.

Grants are available from The Captain Planet Foundation to schools and non-profit organizations that support students ages 6 – 18. The grants provide opportunities for students to learn about environmental issues and hone their creative problem solving skills  in the process. In order to be considered for the grants, proposals must:

• Promote understanding of environmental issues
• Focus on hands-on involvement
• Involve children and young adults 6-18 (elementary through high school)
• Promote interaction and cooperation within the group
• Help young people develop planning and problem solving skills
• Include adult supervision
• Commit to follow-up communication with the Foundation (specific requirements are explained once the grant has been awarded)

The deadline for the foundation’s next grant is  March 31, 2010. Other grant deadlines are June 30, 2010;  September 30, 2010, and December 31, 2010. The range of grants is $250-$2,500.  For more information please visit the grants page of The Captain Planet Foundation.

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