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7 Lessons In Persuasion From People Who Get Kids To Eat Veggies by Laura Vanderkam – [Photo: Kelly Campbell, courtesy of FoodCorps] Trying to win over a tough customer? The FoodCorps knows […]


Two Way Street:  What’s it Like To Grow up as Ted Turner’s Daughter? Posted: March 12 By Georgia Public Broadcasting Read Article   After we hear from Jim Wallis, we’ll […]


Designing a World Where Environmentalists Win Posted: February 29 By Sarah Stankorb If you’re a millennial, you can probably fill in the rest. While the green-mulleted eco-hero didn’t actually bring […]


Glenlude helps Captain Planet Foundation celebrate 25th Anniversary Posted: February 23 By John Muir Trust   Check out this awesome article highlighting the work of one of our grantees, John […]

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We’re excited to be a recipient of The Aetna Foundation’s GoLocal: Cultivating Healthy Communities grant! Great interview with our Executive Director Leesa Carter-Jones on Coffee with America.


 ‪The Green Schools Conference & Expo (GSCE), presented by the Center for Green Schools at USGBC, and produced in partnership with the Green Schools National Network, is coming to Pittsburgh March 31-April 1, 2016, […]

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“Let kids be the solution makers in their own world.” -Leesa Carter-Jones Awesome interview by Conn Jackson on his show Get CONNected with Captain Planet Foundation Executive Director Leesa Carter-Jones! She talks about […]


We’re incredibly excited to be in our second year with FoodCorps serves members. Serving alongside educators and community leaders, our FoodCorps members partner with Project Learning Garden schools to help […]

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Grantee: Mobile Baykeeper Inc. – Mobile, Alabama Project Title: Fighting Invasive Species & Litter in Three Mile Creek With the help of grant funding from the Captain Planet Foundation and matching funds […]

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Grantee: Ozark Natural Science Center – Huntsville, Arkansas Project Title: Science in the Ozarks Elmdale Elementary completed a two day Science in the Ozarks program at Ozark Natural Science Center. During Field […]

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Grantee: Leonardo da Vinci Dolphin Yacht Club – Sacramento, California Project Title: Dolphin Yacht Club Solar Regatta The middle school Leonardo da Vinci Dolphin Yacht Club learned about solar energy and studied […]


Grantee: Clarkdale Elementary School – Austell, GA The Clarkdale Elementary School garden in Cobb County was part of the Captain Planet Foundation Project Learning Garden pilot year in 2012. With full […]


  Congratulations to the 5 Grand Prize Winners of the DOLE Packaged Foods, Key Food and Captain Planet Foundation Learning Garden Grant Contest! We had so many incredible contest entries, […]