EARN A $200 MINI-GRANT

FOR YOUR SERVICE CAMPAIGN

Roots & Shoots want to support the work that you are doing in your community. U.S. educators and group leaders are invited to apply for a $200 mini-grant to start, support,
or celebrate their community-action project.

WHO CAN APPLY?

Students, teachers, community groups/organizations, educators...anyone who is interested in starting (or continuing) a community-action project to impact people, other animals, and/or the environment.

To be eligible you must: reside in the United States, be a registered member of Roots & Shoots (it’s free! If you’re not already a member, register today.) Review the Mini-Grant Memorandum of Understanding for more details.

HOW TO GET A GRANT:

  1. Choose a project. Decide what type of action you want to take in your community​.

    Need help choosing a project? Create a community map! Community mapping is a great way to get to know your community and investigate the challenges facing people, animals, and the environment. You can also use this quick mind mapping activity or this reflection exercise to help you identify what type of project you'd like to do. 
     
  2. Apply for funding. Fill out the mini-grant application.

    Apply any time! Applications are reviewed and grants processed on the following dates: June 10, July 29, and September 9.
  3. Complete a final survey. Grant recipients are required to fill out a final report. Final reports are due November 4, 2019.

Check out this video to see a Roots & Shoots mini-grant in action!

Questions? Visit our FAQ Page