Grant Success Stories

Success Stories

Students Get a Lesson in Aquatic Ecology

Grantee: McKean County Conservation District Project Title: McKean County Boondocs’ Program- Streambank Stabilization Grant Type: …

Students Combat the Decrease of Burrowing Owls

Grantee: Audubon Arizona – Phoenix, AZ Project Title: The Downtown Owls Project Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: Due …

DIY Girls Create a Reusable Tent / Backpack

Grantee: DIY Girls – Pacoima, CA Project Title: Making for Good Grant Type: ecoSolution The …

Data Collection and Monitoring of Microplastics

Grantee: St. Andrew’s Episcopal Academy – Ft. Pierce / FL Project Title: Data Collection and Monitoring of …

Designing Rain Gardens for California Drought

Grantee: Pueblo Vista Magnet School – Napa, CA Project Title: Designing Rain Gardens for California …

Students Create a Wild “Clam Garden”

Grantee: Downeast Institute for Applied Marine Research and Education / Beals, Maine Project Title: Let’s Find …

School Habitat Design

Grantee: Edison High School, Academy of Sustainability at Edison – Huntington Beach, CA / 2017 Project …

Students Combat Pollinator Loss

Grantee:  Atlanta Botanical Garden – Atlanta, GA / 2016 Project Title: DNA Barcoding for Biodiversity Grant Type: ecoTech Description: …

Students Use Sea Perches With Cameras To Observe Fish In Their Natural Habitat

Grantee: Innovations STEM Academy – Sparta, WI / 2017 Project Title: Sea Perch Habitat Dive Grant Type: ecoTech Description: …

Can Students Return A Billion Oysters To A New York Harbor?

CPF grantee Billion Oyster Project was featured on PBS! Find out what these students are doing to …

Students Solve Polluted Shorelines

Grantee: Kwiaht Center for the Historical Ecology of the Salish Sea – San Juan Islands, WA / 2013 Project …

Students designed and built a custom Aquaponics system

Grantee: The Ella Baker School – New York, New York Project Title: Robo Ponic Kids

Using Technology to Investigate Urban Ponds

Grantee: Lincoln Middle School – Portland, Maine

Renewable Energy Demonstration Using Solar Kits

Grantee: Annunciation B.V.M. School – Mc Sherrystown, PA / 2012 Project Title: Solar Car Description:  Thirty-nine 8th grade students …

Fighting Invasive Species & Litter

Grantee: Mobile Baykeeper Inc. – Mobile, Alabama / 2014 Project Title: Fighting Invasive Species & Litter in …

Field Investigation Hike

Grantee: Ozark Natural Science Center – Huntsville, Arkansas Project Title: Science in the Ozarks Description: Elmdale Elementary …

Many donated to build Richmond Hill Middle School garden project

By savannahnow.com Grant Type: ecoSTEM The Richmond Hill Schools Field Studies Program, with the help of …

Research garden opens at Richmond Hill Middle School

By bryancountynews.com Grant Type: ecoSTEM The first stage of an agricultural research garden on the Richmond Hill …

Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc

Grantee: Appalachian Forest Heritage Area, Inc. – Elkins, West Virginia Project Title: Watershed awareness through …

Energy-saving stoves and Sustainable Fruit Tree Planting in Uganda

Grantee: Hands of Action Uganda – Kamapala, Eastern Uganda Project Title: Energy-saving stoves & Sustainable Fruit Tree …

EarthLab Investigators in San Diego

Grantee: Groundwork San Diego Chollas Creek – San Diego, CA Project Title: EarthLab Investigators Grant Description: EarthLab Investigators is a …

Mobile Aquaponics Laboratory

Grantee: Community Christian Alternative (CCA) Academy – Chicago, IL / 2014 Project Title: Mobile Aquaponics Laboratory (MALP) …

Field investigation Using EcoSensors

Grantee: Appalachian State University – Boone, NC / 2015 Project Title: EcoSensors for Mountain Classrooms Description: Given the …

Garden Maintenance & Expansion in Georgia

Grantee: The Center for Children & Young Adults – Marietta, GA Project Title: 2015 Garden Maintenance …

K-2 Nature Trail and Outdoor Classroom Area

Grantee: Nature Club of the Westmoreland School – Westmoreland, NH Project Title: K-2 Nature Trail and Outdoor …

School Composting Project in Philadelphia

Grantee: New Foundations Charter School (NFCS) – Philadelphia, PA Project Title: NFCS School Composting Project Grant Description: Students …

Lake Lanier and West Point Lake Floating Classroom in Atlanta, GA

Grantee: Chattahoochee Riverkeeper, Inc. – Atlanta, GA Project Title: Lake Lanier and West Point Lake Floating Classroom Identifying …

Family Outdoor Adventure Series in Alma, CO

Grantee: Mosquito Range Heritage Initiative – Alma, Colorado Project Title: Family Outdoor Adventure Series Identifying the …

Students Build Solar Powered Boat

Grantee: Leonardo da Vinci Dolphin Yacht Club – Sacramento, California Project Title: Dolphin Yacht Club Solar Regatta …

PLG Progress with Clarkdale Elementary School

Grantee: Clarkdale Elementary School – Austell, GA Project Title:  Learning Garden Grant Type: Project Learning Garden The …

Bird and Bat Box Building – Grantee Success Story

  Center for Land-Based Learning Winters, California The Center for Land-Based Learning’s SLEWS (Student and Landowner …

Rhode Island Youth Conservation League – Grantee Success Story

Rhode Island Natural History Survey Kingston, Rhode Island Project Title: Rhode Island Youth Conservation League Rhode …

We Care A Whole Awful Lot!

Students implement recycling program to inspire “Earth heroes” Grantee: Clarence Galm Elementary School – San Antonio, …

Water Turbine that Generates Hydroelectricity

Evergreen Conservancy Indiana, Pennsylvania Project Title: Renewable Energy Expansion at Tanoma AMD Wetlands With the help of …

Snow Science

High school students in Idaho examine local water quality through snow Grantee – Post Falls …

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 …

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 …

Envirothon in New York State

Grantee Environmental Education Foundation of Soil and Water Conservation Thanks to a Captain Planet Foundation grant, …

Growing Green

Students receive school garden to learn the importance of gardening and the environment Grantee: Kids …

Environmental Education in Norwich, VT

Grantee – GEDAKINA, INC Gedakina is pronounced /g’ dah keen nah/ and means, “Our world, a …

Exploring For The Birds

  Lehigh County Conservation District – Allentown, PA Project Title: Bird Exploration Funding from a Small Grant …

First Lego League Robotics Video

Sixth graders are hard at work preparing to launch a high altitude balloon into the …

Learn How to use a Garden Tower from this Grantee video

Integrating Aquaponics with Garden Towers for Local Food Production: A Kahuku School Project A presentation …

Sustainable Agriculture in the Classroom

  “Once, I went to the house of a family of one of my students …

Peace Pollinator Garden

  Caption for above photo: Ronna Stuller, left, treasurer of the Riverside Park Conservancy, works …

Community Bottle Blocks and Model Eco-Learning Center

  Thanks to a Captain Planet Foundation grant, Rehoboth Children’s Home Inc.’s (RCHI) youth in …

Aquaponics and Remote Sensing in Hawaii

  Thanks to a Captain Planet Foundation grant and the Ko’olauloa Educational Alliance Corp 40 Students …

All Aboard The Learning Barge!

Virginia residents learn more about wetlands and river sustainability with “floating classroom” Grantee: Elizabeth River Project …

MUST Ministries Donation

MUST Ministries is a volunteer based organization that extends its services across the state of …

Cafeteria Culture

In 2012 Cafeteria Culture (CafCu) received a Captain Planet Foundation grant for  their Art + …

Captain Planet’s Learning Gardens Program- Clarkdale Elementary

This is a Captain Planet Learning Garden installation at Clarkdale Elementary in Austell, GA. Clarkdale …

Growing Roots of Wellness: Tranquility and Sensory Garden

In September of 2012, with the help of a Captain Planet Foundation Small Grant, Family …

N.A.T.I.V.E.S. Project

  N.A.T.I.V.E.S. (Naturally Advancing Today’s Investment- Valuing our Environment in Samsula!) Project- New Smyrna Beach, …

4th Grade Stream Study

Grantee: Northern Lebanon School District – Fredericksburg, PA Project Title: Fourth Grade Stream Study Grant Type: ecoSolution Description: With …

Gardens in the Gulf

Mississippi families and students plant gardens to teach green living   Grantee: Youth Villages, Inc. – …

Kennedy Learning Garden

  Healing Harvest created and coordinates the greenhouse, learning garden project as part of the …

Our Youth, Our Environment, Our Planet

Giving Point and Alpharetta High School join together to teach students about environmental stewardship Grantee: Giving …

Gardening on the Go with Earth Care

  Youth in Santa Fe, AZ participate in gardening program and provide mobile toolshed to …

Atlanta Based Program Creates Young Change Makers

  Atlanta Regional Commission creates teen program to give students a crash course in policy …

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History

The Cleveland Museum of Natural History’s Future Scientists is a group of 12 high school …

protecting and raising awareness for endangered sea turtles

In Englewood, Florida Lemon Bay High School student Zander Srodes, age 16, has been giving …

Green Map System & Fundacin GeoVida – Pereira, Columbia

The mission of Green Map System (GMS) is to promote sustainability and community participation in …

The New York Restoration Project

The New York Restoration Project restores, develops and maintains parks in northern Manhattan and in …