Grants and Resources

We identify resources to help schools develop a comprehensive sustainability program.This includes financial resources in the form of grants and incentives, and technical support in the form of trainings, access to support organizations and guidance material.

Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants Program

Gardinier Environmental Fund Grant Cycle

The Gardinier Environmental Fund is contributing $150,000 to support a Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program cycle for municipal governments and public school districts.  For this grant cycle, the Gardinier Environmental Fund will fund energy projects focused on conservation, efficiency, and renewable energy.  For more information, click HERE.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:59pm.

NJEA Grant Cycle

The New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) as a program Underwriter is contributing $180,000 to support a Sustainable Jersey for Schools Small Grants Program cycle. Funding supports efforts to implement projects that help schools gain points needed for Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification and make progress toward a sustainable future.  For more information regarding the current opportunity, click HERE.

Application Deadline: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at 11:59pm

Sustainable Jersey for School Grants Portal

The Sustainable Jersey Grants Portal is a comprehensive listing of resources that can be easily searched and customized to your interests. Search for Grants

Access Training, Tools and Guidance

Sustainable Jersey for Schools provides clear “how to” guidance and New Jersey specific tools and resources for developing a comprehensive sustainable school program.

Trainings and Workshop: Regular training workshops, webinars and leadership meetings provide you with connections to the leading experts in important school sustainability issues. Request training on a specific topic by email at

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Certification Actions: Each Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification action has a tool kit that provides information about who should be involved, project costs and resource needs, why it is important and what to do to get the action done.

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Technical Guidance: Do you have a question or need to find information? Send us an email.

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