Friday, August 15, 2014

9/1-10/31/2014: Submit applications for $3,000 City of Austin Bright Green Future grants

reposted from the City of Austin...

Austin area students, teachers and parents have envisioned a bright green future through a variety of hands-on learning projects that encompass composting systems, rainwater harvesting, organic gardens, bike academies and wildlife habitats.

Sponsored by the City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability, and funded by Austin Resource Recovery, Watershed Protection, Austin Water Utility, the Public Works Department and Austin Energy, Bright Green Future Grants is a competitive program that provides funding for school-based sustainability projects. Launched in 2012, the grants program was designed to recognize and support innovative projects that will inspire students to become lifelong environmental stewards. This year, the Bright Green Future Grants program received 39 applications for funding consideration; 19 projects were selected for $3,000 grants...

Learn more here!

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