The program gives small monetary grants to schools, nature centers, and other nonprofit and not-for-profit places of learning in the United States with a site available for a stewardship project.
Who’s eligible: Teachers who have developed projects to enrich the learning environment and provide aesthetic and environmental benefits for their students.
What it funds: The program encourages teachers using the funding to create learning opportunities by enhancing their schoolyards with nature trails, butterfly gardens, prairies, woodland wildflower preserves, and other similar projects to inspire valuable life skills like patience and teamwork.
How to apply: SFE Application
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