Grant Opportunities




Public Lands Every Day Grants


Public Lands Every Day is a national environmental education foundation program that sponsors events and capacity building through four different grants. For more information, go to the Public Lands Every Day Grants page.

Deadline: There are various deadlines on this website


Fund for Teachers 2014 Grant


Fund for Teachers provides educators the resources needed to pursue self-designed professional learning experiences. FFT grants are used for an unlimited variety of projects; all designed to create enhanced learning environments for teachers, their students and their school communities. Eligible applicants are full-time PreK-12th grade teacher spending at least 50% of their work week in direct instruction with students in a classroom or classroom-like setting with at least three years teaching experience as a PreK-12th grade teacher. Award ceiling: $5,000 for Individuals and $10,000 for teams.

Deadline: 1-30-2014

 2014 Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grant

 Muhammad Ali Center Logo 

This program is designed to teach lessons of peace and hunger awareness through garden activities. Program provides schools with the tools and lessons to begin and sustain a successful garden program where students will learn the value of nutrient-rich foods for healthier, more peaceful lives. To be eligible for the 2014 Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden, your school or organization must plan to garden in 2014 with at least 15 children between the ages of 3 and 18. Preference will be given to schools within the United States with student body eligible for 50% or more reduced or free lunches. Award: Winners will receive a gardening package valued over $500, including $400 in gardening supplies and $100 for soil amendments and plants.

Deadline 1-17-13




Toshiba American Foundation Science and Math Programs 

 This foundation provides grants for Science and Math Education in grades 6 through 12 to promote quality science and mathematics education. Both small and large (over $5,000) grants are awarded to teachers who are passionate about making science and mathematics more engaging for their students.. For more details, click here.

 Deadline: Ongoing for small grants; August for large grants

 Green Mobility Network


The mission of the GMN is to advocate to make Miami-Dade County a safer and more enjoyable place to bicycle, run and walk.  Become a part of the solution as they link schools and students to their local Safe Routes to School project, as well as local, state and national alternative transportation advocacy issues and opportunities. 

For more information on grants available to schools, click here


League of Educators in Florida (LEEF) Grants page


The League of Environmental Educators in Florida (LEEF), Inc., is committed to environmentally educating Florida's citizens. LEEF provides a network for awareness, communication and growth about Florida's natural environment. It is imperative that Florida's citizens recognize the complex web of bio-physical interdependences upon which sustainable life is based.
Education is vital to wise decision-making about our relationship with and the use of our natural resources in the finite world. In order for Florida's environment to continue to provide high quality life, we must all understand and accept our roles and responsibilities to the natural systems of which we are a part.

For more information on various grants available for teachers, click here.

Deadline: There are various deadlines on this website

 National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) Grants page


The National Environmental Education Foundation (NEEF) provides knowledge to trusted professionals who, with their credibility, amplify messages to national audiences to solve everyday environmental problems. Together, we generate lasting positive change.  This page provides information on various funding opportunities for educators.

For more information on various grants available for teachers, click here.

Deadline: There are various deadlines on this website

Kids Gardening Grants page


National Gardening Association’s grant and award programs are funded by generous corporations and foundations that share NGA's vision of a greener future and belief in the powerful impact gardening programs can have on the mental, physical, and psychological health of individuals. Beginning with 50 Youth Garden Grants in 1982, NGA has delivered 9,596 grants and awards worth approximately $3.96 million, reaching an estimated 1.6 million young gardeners.

For more information on various grants available for teachers, click here.

Deadline: There are various deadlines on this website

National Science Foundation Funding Opportunity Search

Search for various funding opportunities for teachers through program synopses and solicitations.  Look through titles and abstracts from previous year's awards. For more details, click here.

Application deadline: There are various deadlines on this website

Do Something Seed Grant

Are you working to start a community action project or program?  Do you need money to put your ideas into action? If you answered, "YES!", you are eligible to apply for a Do Something Seed Grant.  They give out a $500 Do Something Seed Grant every week to help young people realize their ideas and programs.  For more details, click here.

Application deadline: There is no deadline for this program.

Slow Food Miami Grant

The goal of Slow Food Miami’s Edible Garden Program is to create student–centered organic vegetable gardens and to introduce students to the pleasures of good, clean food and to teach basic garden skills. With the combination of a garden grant, installation support, school incorporated curriculums and volunteer follow up, Slow Food Miami seeks to develop improved nutritional practices, plant-to-food awareness, and an understanding of sustainable environmental processes.  For more details, click here.  Application deadline: There is no deadline for this program.

Updated: 1/7/14