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

Currently, there are no funding opportunities available. Funding cycles for the Sustainable Jersey for Schools program will be announced as they become available. Sign Up Here  for Sustainable Jersey for Schools program emails to be notified of future funding opportunities.

Current Resource Opportunity

Free Technical Support on Energy Initiatives

Sustainable Jersey is once again partnering with the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) and New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) to provide a powerful program to assist municipalities and school districts within NJNG service territory in completing the Sustainable Jersey energy actions.   Efforts will be focused on improving building performance through energy efficiency analysis, planning, and upgrades, but may also include renewable energy and other energy-related improvements.  For more information click here.

Application Deadline: Friday, April 14, 2017, 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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