Category Archives: Success Stories


Grantee: Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc. – Elkins, West Virginia Project Title: Watershed awareness through youth snorkeling events on the Monongahela Nati Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: Schools in […]


Grantee: Hands of Action Uganda – Kamapala, Eastern Uganda Project Title: Energy-saving stoves & Sustainable Fruit Tree Planting Grant Description: The Hands of Action Uganda project promotes sustainable energy-saving stoves in order to avoid deforestation in […]

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Grantee: Groundwork San Diego Chollas Creek – San Diego, CA Project Title: EarthLab Investigators Grant Description: EarthLab Investigators is a nature-based STEM program that increases the scientific literacy of southeast San Diego students from Chollas Mead […]

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Grantee: Community Christian Alternative (CCA) Academy – Chicago, IL Project Title: Mobile Aquaponics Laboratory (MALP) Grant Description: The Mobile Aquaponics Laboratory Project (MALP) is a moveable aquaponic system capable of monitoring water chemistry through […]


Grantee: Appalachian State University – Boone, NC Project Title: EcoSensors for Mountain Classrooms Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: Given the remote, rural location of many schools in Western North Carolina and a […]


Grantee: The Center for Children & Young Adults – Marietta, GA Project Title: 2015 Garden Maintenance & Expansion Grant Description: The Center for Children & Young Adults is a shelter home for […]


Grantee: Nature Club of the Westmoreland School – Westmoreland, NH Project Title: K-2 Nature Trail and Outdoor Classroom Area Pictured above are before and after photographs of the wooded project area Grant […]

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Grantee: New Foundations Charter School (NFCS) – Philadelphia, PA Project Title: NFCS School Composting Project Grant Description: Students have learned first hand what composting is, how they can do it, and the impact […]


Grantee: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Inc. – Atlanta, GA Project Title: Lake Lanier and West Point Lake Floating Classroom Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) created an on-the-water education program in 2000 to […]

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Grantee: Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative – Alma, Colorado Project Title: Family Outdoor Adventure Series Identifying the Obstacles to Environmental Education: South Park is a spectacularly beautiful location adjacent to the Mosquito […]

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For Mothers Day every student at Dana Elementary School took home milkweed plants they planted in containers from the PolliNation ecoSTEM® Resource Kits. The students also created garden themed cards for […]

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Captain Planet Foundation’s Garden-to-Cafeteria Pilot has launched with great success in Atlanta Public Schools (APS). With the success of Project Learning Garden across over 50 schools in APS, the next logical step was […]


  Grantee: Emerson Waldorf School – Chapel Hill, NC Project Title: Emerson Farm Pollinator and Beekeeping Garden With a Captain Planet Foundation Small Grant, Emerson Farm was able to complete, connect, […]