Green School Coordinators

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Helpful Information for Resource Education Coordinators

Below, find programs and opportunities available to Resource Education Coordinators in Madison County schools. These include the Resource Fair, Environmental Grants, Green Team and Coordinator Competitions, and more.

Resource Education Coordinator of the Year Competitions

Application deadline extended to April 21st, 2017. 

Team Award: Resource Education Team of the Year award recognizes a school’s group or team who has demonstrated a commitment in organizing, managing and/or leading sustainable activities for their school as part of the Madison County Resource Education Program. The winning Team receives a trophy and $750 for the school to spend on environment- and ecology-related programs.

Individual Coordinator Award: The Resource Education Coordinator of the Year award recognizes and honors an individual who has shown leadership and creativity in organizing and managing the Resource Education Program for their school. Both the winning coordinator and their school receive $500 each.

PDF: Green School Coordinator of the year Guidelines & Application Forms
PDF: Green Team of the year Guidelines and Application Forms

 Green Seed Environmental Grants

Grant Amount: $2,000 max per school (reimbursement grant; no matching funds required)

Application Deadline: November 14, 2016

Who Is Offering?: The Madison Resource Education Program and the County Board’s Planning and Development Committee offers "Green Seed Funding" for use in sustainability-related initiatives.

Who is Eligible? Grant funding is available to Madison County public, private and parochial schools participating in the Madison County Resource Education Program. To be eligible, applying school must have a completed and submitted their 2016-17 School Information Form, Benchmarking, and Green Goals. 

How Can the Funds Be Used? Funds can be used to purchase green school project equipment, supplies, and services such as recycling bins, recycled content benches, plants, school gardens, motion sensors, auditing equipment, speaker stipends, hauling of recyclables, etc. 

How Do I Apply? : PDF: Green Seed Guidelines & Application Forms

Other Useful Sustainability Links & Resources

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