Green Partners Environmental Education Program
Engage, educate, act and collaborate for the environment
Hennepin County provides funding and support to organizations to implement projects that empower residents to reduce waste, increase recycling, reduce toxicity, conserve energy and protect water quality.
The Green Partners Program consists of three groups with varying levels of support and requirements.
- Branch Group: Receive up to $15,000 to implement an innovative project.
- Root Group: Receive up to $8,000 to implement a project based on existing resources.
- Seed Group: Receive free field trip transportation and activity supplies.
Eligible organizations include non-profit organizations, community and youth groups, congregations, schools and park districts.
Refer to the Green Partners Environmental Education Program factsheet (PDF) to learn more about the differences between the groups and to decide the best fit for your organization.
Applications for Branch and Root group funding are being accepted now and are due by 5 p.m. on October 15, 2014. Seed group applications are accepted at any time.
See the group information for application materials. See meetings for upcoming information meetings.