K-12 students in Cupertino are being offered grants of up to $250 to implement and promote programs or projects that combat climate change and reduce the city’s greenhouse gas emissions.
The Sustainability Grants for Students Program is being offered by the Cupertino Sustainability Commission.
Applicants do not need to be a Cupertino resident but their project must aim to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the city. To apply, click here. The application deadline is Thursday, March 15, at noon. Anyone with questions should contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The city provided examples the grant program can help to fund:
- Programs that help conserve energy or water or help bring awareness to conserving energy or water
- Programs that encourage walking or biking to school
- Implementation of a recycling and composting program
- Installation of a native plant garden
- Utilization of a reusable product to replace a disposable one
- Other topics that support sustainability