If you’re under 25 and need some cash to get your green project to the next level check out the grant offerings at Do Something. They have three grant programs:
James Patteron’s Maximum Ride Boys are sponsoring 10 $500 grants to support green projects. The grants are for “anyone with a great idea or existing project focused on issues affecting the environment.”
Deadline: September 30, 2008
Check out this PSA, outtakes and all, about the Green Grants:[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/v/yBk37T4u03I&hl=en&fs=1]
Grants for sustainable community action projects, programs and organizations. These $500 grants can be used to further the growth and success of your program. Plum grants are given out weekly!
Deadline: Applications are accepted on a rolling basis and stay active for consideration for three months after submission
Animal Action Grants
Although not about the environment, Do Something and the ASPCA have teamed up to create an online resource for young people who care about animals. As part of the launch they are giving out ten $500 grants for projects about animal welfare.
Deadline:October 15, 2008.
Over 25? You can always pass this on to an intern or employee.