Grant Information

Total Funding Available
Minimum Request
Maximum Request
Average Grant Award
Match Requirement
Not Required
RFP Release
March (annual)
Pre-application Due
Final Application Due
June (annual)
Rough-skinned Newt

NOAA Planet Stewards

Through federal funding opportunities of up to $5,000, NOAA Planet Stewards supports formal and informal educators in carrying out hands-on stewardship projects with elementary through college age students, as well as the general public. Stewardship projects must make a substantive, and quantitatively measurable impact on an environmental issue related to the educator’s community. Projects should focus on the conservation, restoration, and/or protection of human communities and/or natural resources from environmental issues in one of the following four focus areas:

  • Marine debris
  • Habitat conservation and restoration
  • Carbon footprint reduction
  • Carbon sequestration
Who Can Apply?
Educational Institutions, Nonprofit Organizations
Project Types
Restoration, Tree Planting, Conservation, Education & Outreach
Restoration Types
Geography/Land Ownership
United States