Previous Grant Cycles

Congratulations to all the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant Recipients!

Since 2015, the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants Program has distributed over $1.8 million to New Jersey districts and schools to make progress toward a sustainable future.  Navigate to the grant amount categories and see the list of the projects funded through the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants Program using the links below:

$30,000 Grant Recipients

  • 2015 Wayne Township Public Schools, Passaic County, HVAC Replacement and Pine Lakes Elementary School
  • 2018 Camden City Public Schools, Camden County, Designing an Energy-Smart Camden

$15,000 Grant Recipients

  • 2016 North Plainfield School District, Somerset County, Existing Building Commissioning Study

$10,000 Grant Recipients

County Year Recipient Project
Atlantic 2015 Atlantic City Public Schools Atlantic City Public School Energy Teams
Atlantic 2015 Egg Harbor Township School District No-Foam Cafeteria Zone
Atlantic 2015 Weymouth Township School District An Outdoor Classroom to Inspire
Atlantic 2016 Cedar Creek High School Mobile STEM Trailer
Atlantic 2016 Estell Manor City School District Let's Get Greener
Bergen 2015 Rutherford High School Growing up Green
Bergen 2016 Bergenfield High School  Waste NOT!
Bergen 2017 Leonia Public School District Changing the Environmental Culture of Leonia Schools
Burlington 2015 Millbridge Elementary School  Rain Gardens for Recess Too: A Green Infrastructure Installation and Program to Promote Physical Activity
Burlington 2016 Chairville School  Outdoor Classroom
Burlington 2016 Tabernacle Elementary School Water Bottle Refilling Stations: Healthy for Our World and Our Bodies
Burlington 2017 John Brainerd Elementary School Outdoor Science Classroom (SMILE Lab)
Burlington 2018 Delran High School Back to Eden: Outdoor Gardens
Camden 2015 Carusi Middle School Homegrown - The Carusi Community Garden Project
Camden 2016 Black Horse Pike Regional School District Promote Physical Activity
Camden 2016 Zane North Elementary School  Living Learning Landscape
Camden 2017 Winslow Township School District Solar Energy Education for Solar Powered School
Camden 2018 Kingston Elementary School Room With a View: Outdoor Classroom
Camden 2018 Winslow Middle Schoo Greenhouse Garden Classroom for Environmental Science Education
Cape May 2015 Middle Township Public School District Sustainabilty Showcase Project
Cape May 2015 West Cape May Elementary School Winter Garden Project
Cape May 2017 Ocean City Primary School School Garden Courtyard and Sustainability Education
Cape May 2018 Ocean City Intermediate School Greenhouse and Hydroponic Gardening Education
Cape May 2018 Upper Township Elementary School Community Garden: Cultivation Education
Cape May 2018 Wildwood City School District Warrior Fresh Farm to Table Program
Cape May 2019 Lower Cape May Regional High School Water Champions
Cumberland  2017 Cunningham Alternative Academy Changing Life Styles Through Healthy Eating
Essex 2015 Caldwell - West Caldwell Public  Schools Caldwell Sustainability Learning Center
Essex 2015 Seth Boyden Elementary School "Nature Story Trails"
Essex 2015 South-Orange Maplewood School District Green Cleaning and Sustainability Program Launch
Essex 2016 Essex County - West Caldwell Technical School Clean Water for All
Essex 2016 South-Orange Maplewood School District School Buildings Heat Mapping Survey
Essex 2017 South Orange Middle School River Curriculum Development
Essex 2018 Newark Public School District GO Green Recycling Program
Essex 2019 Avon Avenue Elementary School Community Orchard and Garden
Gloucester  2017 Gateway Regional High School Student Learning Courtyard
Gloucester 2018 Clayton Public School District Rethink Your Drink
Hudson  2016 Bayonne High School Encouraging Healthy Water-Drinking Habits and Sustainable Waste Reduction 
Hunterdon 2015 Holland Township Elementary School GREAT Growing Responsible Engineers Affecting Tomrrow
Hunterdon 2015 Readington Township Public School District Mobile Energy Lab
Hunterdon 2016 High Bridge Borough School District School Buildings Carbon Footprint & Load Reduction
Hunterdon 2016 Holland Township School District Positive Peaceful Planters 
Hunterdon 2017 Readington Township School District Power Monitor Project
Mercer 2015 Princeton Public Schools Princeton Energy Avengers for Grades K-12
Mercer 2017 Hedgepeth-Williams Middle School of the Arts School Wellness Program
Mercer 2017 Hopewell Elementary School A Sustainable, Green Community
Mercer 2017 Lawrence Township Public School District Pedal and Produce with READ
Mercer 2018 West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District Energy Reduction Competition
Middlesex 2015 Middlesex County Vocational and Techncial Schools in Perth Amboy School Garden Projects
Middlesex 2015 Monroe Township School District Energizing our Future
Middlesex 2016 Middlesex Vocational and Technical Schools Piscataway  Farmstand Project
Middlesex 2017 South River Borough A Convenient Electric Vehicle Charging Station
Middlesex 2018 Middlesex County Vocational and Technical School District After School Garden Clubs
Monmouth 2015 Manasquan Public School District Wattage Saving Warriors
Monmouth 2016 Joseph M. Ferraina Childhood Learning Center Aeroponic Greenhouse Initiative
Monmouth 2017 Cove Road Elementary School Aeroponic Community Garden
Monmouth 2017 Manasquan School District Sustainability Education through Soofa Solar Charging
Monmouth 2017 Middletown High School North Greenhouse, Horticultural Lab and Outdoor Learning Center
Monmouth 2019 Raritan High School Reduce the Trash!
Morris 2015 Unity Charter School  CommUnity Garden
Morris 2016 Mount Arlington Public Elementary School M^3 (Math Models Matter): Simulations for a Sustainable Future
Morris 2017 Washington Township School District Decisions in Food Waste
Morris 2018 Roxbury Township School District STEAM Expos: Seeds of Sustainability and Gearing Gaels to Go Green
Ocean  2016 Lakewood Middle School Healthy Choices Make a Healthy Future
Ocean  2017 Elms Elementary School The Future of Jersey Fresh
Ocean  2017 Toms River - High School South Wolbachia Summer Research Project
Ocean 2018 Brick Township Public Schools Grow Brick Grow: School Garden
Ocean 2018 Switlik Elementary School Refuel & Refill into a Better Tomorrow
Ocean 2018 Toms River - High School North Setting the Stage for Outdoor Learning
Ocean 2018 Toms River Regional School District Play It Again, Toms River
Ocean 2018 Whiting Elementary School  Wildcat Wilderness Workspace
Passaic  2015 Schuyler-Colfax Middle School SCMS: Digging in the Dirt
Passaic 2018 Christopher Columbus Middle School  Wise Up with Water
Passaic 2019 School of S.T.E.M. at the John F. Kennedy Educational Complex STEM Greenhouse
Sussex  2017 High Point Regional High School District The Chihuly Schoolwide Recycling Project
Sussex  2017 Stillwater Township Elementary School Outdoor Classroom for Sustainability
Union 2015 Barack Obama Green Charter High School Sustainable Plainfield Imagine I and II Project
Union 2015 Berkeley Heights School District Gymnasium LED Upgrade
Union 2018 Roselle Public Schools
Upcycling Sustainability and Arts Initiative

$4,000 Grant Recipients

To view the $4,000 grant recipients associated with the Health & Wellness grants, in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Health and its regional grantees, click here.

$2,000 Grant Recipients

To view the $2,000 grant recipients associated with the funding from the PSEG Foundation and the New Jersey Education Association, click here.