Green Leadership Program

    logo-gsc-leadership-program-270wThis pilot program makes available mini grants for elementary, middle and high schools participating in the 2013-2014 Green Schools Challenge.

    About the Program

    Every month from October, 2013 to April, 2013, Dream in Green offers mini-grants of $500 each to support GSC School’s Monthly Challenge activities.

    The goals of this program are:

      • to support GSC schools in creating projects that promote environmental sustainability,
      • to empower and develop leadership skills of 5-12 grade students leading green initiatives at their schools
      • to develop long-term behavioral change

    Guidelines

    Are you from an elementary, middle or high school that is participating in the Green Schools Challenge?

    Be creative and send us a one page proposal of the green project you would like to develop and implement at your school. You may also choose from the five activities proposed in your GSC Guidebook for each Monthly Challenge.
    October – Energy Efficiency and Conservation
    November – Waste Reduction and Recycling
    December – Water Conservation
    January – Alternative Transportation, Green Building and Green Careers
    April – Eco-Summit

    To be eligible:

      • Schools must be enrolled in the Green Schools Challenge.
      • Applications must be written and sent by the school’s student Green Team (CC. the school’s GSC teacher champion) – for participating middle and high schools only.
      • Applications must include a narrative and outcomes.
      • Applications must include a project timeline and a budget.
      • Applications must include the team leader’s contact information – for participating middle and high schools only.
      • Applications must be prepared with students from the school’s Green Team.

    Submissions

    Email or fax your proposal on the first week of every month to Karla / fax 786-472-4128