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Grants of up to $100 to Chicago, Illinois individual public, charter or parochial school teachers for grades 3-6 hands-on projects or programs that promote a passion for the sciences and improve the ecological health of the urban environment. Each project should do all of the following:
- Connect to the relevant science unit and state science learning standards
- Foster students’ appreciation for nature
- Improve the ecological health of our urban environment
Special attention may be give to projects that promote a STEM educational experience or integrate multiple disciplines, such as reading, art, writing, etc.
Office supplies, such as markers or pencils will not be funded.
Additional Geographic Information:Chicago
Estimated Size of Grant:
Nicole Machuca, Director of Environmental Education & Neighborhood Parks
(312) 857-2757 ext. 7
Friends of the Parks - Sprout Grant Program
17 North State, Suite 1450
Chicago, Illinois 60602