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, KWPB&S Winners receive funding to cover the cost of USGBC Green Classroom Professional Certification.
The 2020 KWPB&S Green School Grant Program is now accepting applications. Grant application and supporting materials must be submitted electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org by Friday, February 21, 2020, at 5 p.m. EST.
2019 KWPB&S Green School Grant Winners
|All Saints School||Plant a sensory garden consisting of a variety of plants that will stimulate the senses and help beautify the exterior of their school.|
|Audubon Park School||Use used paper to create useful projects such as seed paper and recycled writing paper, helping give used paper new life.|
|First Congregational Church Preschool & Kindergarten||Plant an edible playground garden, integrating play and nature by using containers that can be easily moved around.|
|Rollins College||Expand the Rollins College Bike Share Program, helping promote cycling to the Rollins community, by opening a bike shop on campus for bike repair and maintenance, help support green transport and sustainable living.|
|Parke House Academy||Expand their raised gardening bed, or “gARten” combining art with agriculture.|
|Winter Park Day Nursery
||Maintain existing gardens and install a butterfly garden to teach our children about the importance of pollinators.|
|Winter Park Presbyterian Preschool||Expand their Nature Center and garden box area behind the school, helping connect students to growing and harvest seasons, soil conservation, composting and much more.|