The Education Advisory Board received 14 applications for project grants totaling $670,000. The Board awarded six grants to the following projects.
East Bay Regional Parks District -- $50,000 for theCampArroyo EnvironmentalEducationCenter and Youth Camp Sustainable Growing Center – Transplanting Center Phase.
Chabot Space and Science Center -- $10,700 for college student stipends through the Earth and Environmental Internship program.
EarthTeam – $15,300 to support Our School, Our Planet – A Sustainable Schools Video Project for Teens.
SF Environment -- $6,000 for custodial stipends and supplies for the Food to Flowers! food waste diversion program in theSan FranciscoUnifiedSchool District.
Northern California Recycling Association -- $8,000 to support the development of “Point of Return” a NCRA film project focusing on economic development and industrial land use policy, recycling and zero waste.
Kids for the Bay -- $40,000 to bring the Four Rs Action Program – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Rot to thirty teachers and nine hundred students from low income, urban schools in Alameda County.
A total of $130,000 was awarded from the project grant total funding allocation of $150,000.