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This just in from JaneGoodall’s “Roots & Shoots” group (say that three times fast):

How to Apply for a Roots & Shoots Grant

1) Free Professional Development Course

The first step in the process is for your coaches and teachers to sign up for the professional development course offered by Roots & Shoots! The course is completely free, open to everyone (educator or not), and is online – so can be taken anywhere/ any time. Course starts July 7th at

2) Mini-Grants

Once the educators complete the course, NYC-based educators are eligible for mini-grants of $200 ($350 for animal-related projects) to support their students in implementing community-based projects.

3) In addition to the professional development course and mini-grants, we are working on offering NYC educators further support in the form of:
  • In-person support and events to network and connect with Roots & Shoots staff
  • In-class presentations by Roots & Shoots staff to engage students and help guide them to identify their service learning campaign ideas
  • Opportunities to connect with Roots & Shoots community collaborators to support your service learning campaign


Multiple teachers from one school site are all welcome to register. Each registrant will be eligible for their own small community grant.


The Roots and Shoots people set down some roots in NYC schools. See their blog for more information on urban farming.