Public School Green Team Grant

Applications for the Spring 2019 Public School Green Team Grant are now open! Apply by Friday, March 15th.

Citizens Committee collaborates with the New York City Department of Sanitation to award grants of up to $1,000 for projects carried out by public school green teams. Examples of projects that we support include building or expanding a school garden, enhancing a school recycling program, creating school sustainability events, purchasing eco-friendly giveaway items, and providing uniforms/t-shirts for the Green Team. 

How to Apply

Please read the guidelines and application instructions below to learn how to submit your application. Schools must have an account on the Zero Waste Schools portal in order to apply for a grant. Please contact to learn about the simple registration process.

DOE STAFF! Make sure to RSVP for one of our upcoming Grant Information Sessions (click to register)!


For more information, contact Andre at or call 212.822.9595.