Local/State Grants

This page lists Local and State grant opportunities.  See below for details…

Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant Program

PSEG Foundation is contributing $100,000 to support another cycle of the Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grants Program.  With this contribution, the PSEG foundation has provided over $1.9 million dollars in funding to support local sustainability initiatives in municipalities and schools across the state.  The PSEG Foundation’s ongoing support of the Grants Program is an excellent example of how public/private partnerships can encourage local grass roots efforts to improve the qualify of life in New Jersey.

Application Information:

This grant cycle of the 2019 Schools Grants Program will award:

Four (4) $10,000 project grants to school districts or schools

Thirty (30) $2,000 grants to support school green teams

Online Application Deadline: Friday, March 15, 2019 at 11:59pm

Click here for more information!

Unlocking Your Federal ESSA Funds - New Jersey DOE

The New Jersey State Department of Education has provided a a guide for schools which helps to decipher how the school/district can use the federal funding that is part of the ESSA Act.  Six initiatives are identified as examples of how these funds can be used.  One of the examples is “Supporting a Positive School Climate.”

The guide is entitled “Unlocking Your Federal Funds: Making the Funds Received Under the Elementary and Secondary Education Act (ESEA) as Amended by the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) Work More Effectively for Students and Educators” and it can be accessed at: