The City of Winter Park’s Keep Winter Park Beautiful & Sustainable Advisory Board Green Schools Grant Program awards mini grants to schools serving Winter Park to help support their efforts to achieve sustainability goals and beautify their campus while engaging and educating students Pre-K through grade 12 in the practices of sustainability. In addition, the 2018 KWPB&S Winners received funding to cover the cost of USGBC Green Classroom Professional Certification.
The 2019 KWPB&S Green Schools Grant Program is NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS. Grant application and supporting materials must be submitted by 5 p.m. EST on Friday, February 22, 2019 electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org.
2018 KWPB&S Green School Grant Winners
|Audubon Park School||With their grant, Audubon Park School hopes to bring their community garden to market at the Monday night Audubon Farmer’s Market.|
|First Congregational Church Preschool & Kindergarten||FCC hope to create an outdoor classroom with a combination vegetable and pollinator garden facing Interlachen Avenue with their grant.|
|Lakemont Elementary School||With their grant, Lakemont Elementary School hopes to grow a seasonal edible garden outdoor classroom.|
|Monarch Learning Academy||Students at Monarch hope to enhance the school’s existing recycling infrastructure, adding containers to public spaces and classrooms with their grant.|
|Rollins College Hume House||With their grant, Rollins Hume House Child Development and Student Research Center hopes to grow a fruit & vegetable garden, as well purchase a rain barrel, to help the children learn how to sustainably care for plants.|
|Trinity Preparatory School||Trinity Prep’s Florida Ecology class hope to plant native plants, embracing native species in the school’s landscaping and demonstrating the ecosystem services that these plants provided with their grant.|
|Welbourne Avenue Nursery & Kindergarten||With their grant, Welbourne Avenue Nursery & Kindergarten intends to bring water conservation education to the forefront, adding rain barrels to their Kinder-Gardening Program.|
|Winter Park Presbyterian Preschool||Winter Park Presbyterian Preschool hope to cleanup and beautify their school grounds post-Irma by planting a native herb and butterfly garden with their grant.|