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 $1.3 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

$15,000 Grant Recipients

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

$10,000 Grant Recipients

Year Recipient County Project
2015 Atlantic City Public Schools Atlantic Atlantic City Public School Energy Teams
2015 Egg Harbor Township School District Atlantic No-Foam Cafeteria Zone
2015 Weymouth Township School District Atlantic An Outdoor Classroom to Inspire
2016 Cedar Creek High School Atlantic  Mobile STEM Trailer
2016 Estell Manor City School District Atlantic  Let's Get Greener
2016 Bergenfield High School  Bergen Waste NOT!
2015 Rutherford High School Bergen Growing up Green
2017 Leonia Public School District Bergen  Changing the Environmental Culture of Leonia Schools
2016 Chairville School  Burlington Outdoor Classroom
2015 Millbridge Elementary School  Burlington Rain Gardens for Recess Too:  A Green Infrastructure Installation and Program to Promote Physical Activity
2017 John Brainerd Elementary School Burlington  Outdoor Science Classroom (SMILE Lab)
2016 Tabernacle Elementary School Burlington  Water Bottle Refilling Stations: Healthy for Our World and Our Bodies
2015 Carusi Middle School Camden Homegrown - The Carusi Community Garden Project
2017 Winslow Township School District Camden Solar Energy Eudcation for Solar Powered School
2016 Zane North Elementary School  Camden Living Learning Landscape
2016 Black Horse Pike Regional School District Camden  Promote Physical Activity
2015 Middle Township Public School District Cape May Sustainabilty Showcase Project
2015 West Cape May Elementary School Cape May Winter Garden Project
2017 Ocean City Primary School Cape May  School Garden Courtyard and Sustainability Education
2017 Cunningham Alternative Academy Cumberland  Changing Life Styles Through Healthy Eating
2015 Caldwell - West Caldwell Public  Schools Essex Caldwell Sustainability Learning Center
2015 Seth Boyden Elementary School Essex Develop “Nature Story Trails” as a discovery and learning experience
2015 South-Orange Maplewood School District Essex Green Cleaning and Sustainability Program Launch
2016 South-Orange Maplewood School District Essex School Buildings Heat Mapping Survey
2016 Essex County - West Caldwell Technical School Essex  Clean Water for All
2017 South Orange Middle School Essex  River Curriculum Development
2017 Gateway Regional High School Gloucester  Student Learning Courtyard
2016 Bayonne High School Hudson  Encouraging Healthy Water-Drinking Habits and Sustainable Waste Reduction 
2016 High Bridge Borough School District Hunterdon School Buildings Carbon Footprint & Load Reduction
2015 Holland Township Elementary School Hunterdon GREAT Growing Responsible Engineers Affecting Tomrrow
2015 Readington Township Public School District Hunterdon Mobile Energy Lab
2017 Readington Township School District Hunterdon Power Monitor Project
2016 Holland Township School District Hunterdon  Positive Peaceful Planters 
2017 Lawrence Township Public School District Mercer Pedal and Produce with READ
2015 Princeton Public Schools Mercer Princeton Energy Avengers for Grades K-12
2017 Hedgepeth-Williams Middle School of the Arts Mercer  School Wellness Program
2017 Hopewell Elementary School Mercer  A Sustainable, Green Community
2015 Middlesex County Vocational and Techncial Schools in Perth Amboy Middlesex School Garden Projects
2016 Middlesex Vocational and Technical Schools Piscataway  Middlesex Farmstand Project
2015 Monroe Township School District Middlesex Energizing our Future
2017 South River Borough Middlesex A Convenient Electric Vehicle Charging Station
2015 Manasquan Public School District Monmouth Wattage Saving Warriors
2017 Manasquan School District Monmouth Sustainability Education through Soofa Solar Charging
2017 Middletown High School North Monmouth Middletown High School North Greenhouse, Horticultural Lab and Outdoor Learning Center
2017 Cove Road Elementary School Monmouth  Aeroponic Community Garden
2016 Joseph M. Ferraina Childhood Learning Center Monmouth  Aeroponic Greenhouse Initiative
2015 Unity Charter School  Morris CommUnity Garden
2016 Mount Arlington Public Elementary School Morris  M^3 (Math Models Matter): Simulations for a Sustainable Future
2017 Washington Township School District Morris  Decisions in Food Waste
2017 Elms Elementary School Ocean  The Future of Jersey Fresh
2016 Lakewood Middle School Ocean  Healthy Choices Make a Healthy Future
2017 Toms River - High School South Ocean  Wolbachia Summer Research Project
2015 Schuyler-Colfax Middle School Passaic  SCMS: Digging in the Dirt
2017 High Point Regional High School District Sussex  The Chihuly Schoolwide Recycling Project
2017 Stillwater Township Elementary School Sussex  Outdoor Classroom for Sustainability
2015 Barack Obama Green Charter High School Union Sustainable Plainfield Imagine I and II Project
2015 Berkeley Heights School District Union Gymnasium LED Upgrade

$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.