NOAA Planet Stewards 2020 Stewardship Community Applications are now being accepted!
Take this opportunity to make a real difference in your school or community.
Join a national community of educators where you can:
- Learn how to write a Federal funding proposal.
- Have the opportunity to receive up to $2,500 to carry out a project responding to environmental challenges in your community.
- Meet educators from around the country who share your interest in STEM education and environmental stewardship
All formal and informal educators working with kindergarten through college-age students are welcome to apply.
What is the Stewardship Community?
The Stewardship Community is a unique 18 month opportunity to participate in a national network and receive one-on-one guidance designing, implementing, and evaluating a hands-on action-based environmental stewardship project that conserves, restores, or protects human communities and natural resources from environmental challenges monitored by NOAA.
Educators accepted into the Stewardship Community receive one-on-one guidance in writing for a Federal funding opportunity.
Projects pre-proposals being accepted for 2020 Stewardship Community must take action in one of four areas:
- Adapting to or mitigating the impacts of sea level rise
- Decreasing the sources/impacts of marine debris
- Restoring coastal, wetland, estuarine, or riverine habitats
- Reducing carbon footprints and/or increasing carbon sequestration.
What is the NOAA Planet Stewards Education Project?
The NOAA Planet Stewards Education Project (PSEP) provides formal and informal educators working with elementary through college aged students the knowledge and resources to build scientifically-literate individuals and communities who are prepared to respond to environmental challenges monitored by NOAA.
PSEP is organized into an Education Community and a Stewardship Community. To learn more, visit the Planet Stewards website.