Empowering next generation Changemakers

For 30 years, we’ve been working collaboratively to engage and empower young people to be problem solvers for the planet.

mentor helping young girl plant seeds

Applications Now Open for Project Learning Garden Grants

In partnership with Delta Air Lines, K-5 schools in Atlanta, New York City, and Seattle/Tacoma can apply for PLG via the Delta button.

In partnership with Cox Enterprises, K-5 schools in Atlanta, Phoenix, and San Diego or Orange County can apply for PLG via the Cox button.

Schools who had their PLG garden installed in 2016 or earlier can apply for a garden Rejuvenation grant up to $1,000 via the Rejuvenation button!

Special thanks to our Visionary Sponsors

Our Programs

Connecting school gardens and urban gardeners to work in the summer months to provide fresh, organically-managed produce to food banks and food pantries.

Providing schools with gardens, strategies, and a program for building effective and long-lasting garden-based learning programs and healthy food access.

Online Quests with off-screen activities that challenge and guide students to make a meaningful difference for locally threatened and endangered species and ecosystems.

A global network of young people who are putting their passion and impatience for change into ACTION for the planet.

Our Story

For 30 years, we’ve been committed to creating real-life manifestations of the critically-acclaimed animated series Captain Planet and the Planeteers by working collaboratively to engage and empower young people to be problem solvers for the planet.

Thirty years later, the Captain Planet Foundation has funded 3,300+ projects across all 50 states and 90 nations worldwide that have directly engaged more than 1.6 million children worldwide.

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