Leadership Center

The Captain Planet Foundation Leadership Center bridges the Foundation’s external programs, such as grants to support environmental education projects across the world, and its internal programs, including the Learning Gardens, Youth Planeteer Clubs and other demonstration projects. Its mission is to support environmental literacy and stewardship by promoting best practices in the field. Inspired by ideas gleaned from twenty years of Foundation-funded projects; and based on research into childhood education and activities; as well as evaluation of promising programs, the Leadership Center shares the most effective curricula, techniques, approaches and strategies for empowering the next generation of Earth’s caretakers.

Curriculum and Projects

  • Best environmental ed for K-12
  • Citizen science & stewardship projects
  • Aligned to Next Gen Science Standards

Resources

  • Funders and freebies for ee
  • Creating outdoor learning areas
  • Teacher toolkit, lessons, and links

Best Practices

  • How-to guides for grant applicants
  • Model programs and protocols
  • Making ee programs resilient

Next Generation Science and STEM

  • Professional development
  • Strategies for integrating ee
  • Evaluating effectiveness of ee

Success Stories

  • Award winning video form 2014 Small Grant Grantee
  • Grantee Success Story: Environmental Education in Norwich, VT
  • CPF Grantees take action to help fix NYC’s plastic bag problem!

Small Grants

  • $500 - $2500 matching grants
  • Empower kids to solve problems
  • Foster hands-on learning

Learning Gardens

  • Garden templates and designs
  • Lessons aligned to standards
  • Wiki for teachers

Youth Planeteer Clubs

  • Fun eco-activities for kids
  • Projects to save the Earth
  • Register your Club here

Global Planeteers

  • Meet other grown-up Planeteers
  • Plan events and create change
  • Planet Blog and @ #GoPlanet



Recent News & Events
LdV_story05.21.2015

Award winning video form 2014 Small Grant Grantee

Congratulations to 2014 CPF Small Grant Grantee Leonardo da Vinci K-8 School on winning the video presentation award at the SMUD Solar Regatta in Sacramento, California! Follow the link to see […]

newark_press05.21.2015

Project Learning Garden at Camden Street School in Newark, NJ

Dole Packaged Foods joins ShopRite, the Greater Newark Conservancy and Captain Planet Foundation to celebrate Project Learning Garden at Camden Street School in Newark, NJ Posted: May 20 SOURCE Dole […]