Grants

Here’s What Boeing’s Partnership is Making Possible

Boeing has extended their sustainability and innovation efforts by awarding a grant to Grades of Green, an environmental education nonprofit. …

Donation Matching Opportunity for Green Apple Day of Service

Interested in implementing a Grades of Green Activity this school year but need a little more funding? Sign up for …

Water Bottle Filling Station Grants Available to Schools in Los Angeles County, CA

Did you know the production of disposable water bottles uses 17 million barrels of oil a year? Purchasing water bottle …

Manhattan Beach Sun Highlights Youth Corps Native Garden Project

At the beginning of the 2016-2017 school year, Metropolitan Water District provided a grant to Grades of Green which helped …

Trash Free Lunch Challenge Featured by Lush

Lush highlighted Grades of Green’s Trash Free Lunch Challenge and our mission to inspire and empower kids to care for …

A Field Research Expedition to Help You “Teach Earth”

Teachers, you could be working alongside scientists on a fully funded field research expedition next summer! The Earthwatch Institute’s Teach …

LA Sophomores & Juniors: Ignite Your Summer 2017!

Calling Los Angeles high school sophomores and juniors: a two-week, all-expenses-paid scientific expedition for next summer has your name written …

Grant Opportunity for Creating Shareable Lessons in Urban Resiliency

Do you love teaching about our forests in urban environments? Do citizen science projects tickle your fancy? If you are …

Muir and SMASH Schools Go Green!

During the 2012-13 school year, Grades of Green introduced a comprehensive enviornmental education program at Muir Elementary School and Santa Monica Alternative Schoolhouse (SMASH) in Santa Monica, California by forming a student Green Team. Grades of Green worked closely with 20 student leaders from both schools to educate them with hands-on activities on the importance of litter reduction, recycling, composting, and green cleaning which led to campus wide waste reduction efforts.

Electricity Challenge 2013

In March 2013, four Los Angeles schools were invited to participate in an electricity challenge to encourage students to conserve energy in their homes.

Think Before You Toss 2012-2013

Grades of Green recently launched the “Think Before You Toss” campaign with student leaders at El Segundo High School.

3R Environmental Education 2012-2013

The 3R Environmental Education Grant provided Grades of Green the support needed to create three environmental education lessons that were written and taught to over 700 students.