PSEG Foundation is contributing $100,000 to support another cycle of the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants Program. With this contribution, the PSEG foundation has provided over $1.6 million dollars in funding to support local sustainability initiatives in municipalities and schools across the state. The PSEG Foundation's ongoing support of the Small Grants Program is an excellent example of how public/private partnerships can encourage local grass roots efforts to improve the qualify of life in New Jersey.
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This grant cycle of the 2018 Schools Small Grants Program will award:
Online Application Deadline: Friday, February 9, 2018 at 11:59pm
|Click HERE for the $10,000 grant application|
|Click HERE for the $2,000 capacity building grant application|
NOTE: All applications must be submitted using the online application portal via the links above. You must create an account on the portal to access the grant application. This account is different from the account used to access your certification application.
Also, please note that each Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant cycle is unique. Information on previously submitted applications is not carried over from application to application. Previous applicants must create a new application each cycle.
Recipient Announcement: End of March
An informational webinar will be held Thursday, November 30, from 3:00pm - 4:00pm to review the online application, eligibility requirements, and tips for successful applications.
Successful grant applications often represent innovative projects underway throughout the state, and can act as a model and generate ideas for other municipalities. Grant applications should always relate to the completion of a Sustainable Jersey for Schools action, or an innovative project. Always make sure to carefully review the evaluation criteria, as this is what the selection committee bases their application reviews on.
Review the Sustainability Summit Presentation, "Funding Helps! Tips for a Successful Grant Application," to examine the key components of the evaluation criteria, and also read about some of the lessons learned from past grant projects. Keep these things in mind as you develop your grant proposal so that it is clear, concise, and doable within the performance period.
This Small Grants Program cycle is funded by
If you have any questions, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
or call Kaitlyn Vollmer at 609-771-3189
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