About Our Program

Green Up Our Schools is a national 501(c)3 grant program for elementary schools looking to reduce their waste.

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Our application is rolling. Applications are currently being accepted for consideration in the 2017-2018 program year. Apply today!

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All donations are welcome and help to provide grants to schools across the nation and are tax deductible.

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Our mission is to reduce the amount of material sent to landfill through early student engagement.

Thoughts from program graduates…
I think you guys are fabulous. You keep our green program moving, otherwise, it would be dead in the water. – Susan Moore, Principal
Green Up Our Schools patiently counsels and supports schools as they become greener in ways (and at rates) appropriate for their own unique communities. – Isabelle King, Teacher
Green Up Our Schools is amazing because it helps students understand our planet and encourages them to make conscious choices. – Erin Coyne, parent
Green Up Our Schools is my source of inspiration. It connects us to the world of sustainability and opened our eyes to new methods to reduce, reuse, and recycle. The program has me and my students understand how to take care for our precious Earths resources. – Judy Cardenas, Teacher
Green Up Our Schools is hard work! But very rewarding. Student smiles and pride in the Green Team is very exciting. – Kyler Barker, Teacher
All donations are welcome and granted back to elementary school student lead Green Teams across the nation.


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