GreenWorks! Community Action Projects
The Project Learning Tree’s environmental community action component encourages students to participate in community based partnerships by developing and implementing environmental action projects. Applicants must be PLT trained, must establish a partnership to implement the project and must raise 50-percent matching funds. Projects must be community/school based and have student/youth participation.
Youth Service America is designed to mobilize youth as leaders to identify and address the needs of their communities through service and service learning, support youth on a lifelong path of service and civic engagement, and educate the public, the media, and policymakers about the year-round contributions of young people as community leaders. Fifty grants of $500 each are available to young people (ages 5-25).
The National Garden Association offers tools, seeds, and education materials for garden programs involving at least 15 children between 3-18 years of age. 300 grants of $700 each awarded each year.