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 Small Grants Program

Health & Wellness Cycle

The New Jersey Department of Health (NJ DOH) through its Maternal and Child Health Services Title V Block Grant is providing $120,000 for a cycle of the Sustainable Jersey Small Grants Program to fund health and wellness actions in schools.  This cycle will fund thirty $4,000 awards to implement specific health and wellness actions in middle and high schools (including K-8 schools).  For more information, click HERE.

Application Deadline: Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 11:59pm

Current Resource Opportunity

PowerSave Schools

Sustainable Jersey is partnering with New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) and the Alliance to Save Energy (ASE) to bring the PowerSave Schools program to schools within NJNG's service territory.  NJNG will fund all direct program costs for 32 schools, while the ASE will lead implementation of the PowerSave program, providing the tools and resources to ensure a successful program outcome.  For more information click HERE.

Application Deadline: Monday, July 31 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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