Center for Green Schools and

Make a larger impact than ever at your school with Green Apple Day of Service this year! Although many Green Apple projects can be implemented with little cost, making deep and meaningful impacts at schools can require funding. To ensure that you can make the difference you want to see at your school, the Center for Green Schools has teamed up with Shaw Contract and to fund materials and supplies for your project.

For additional fundraising ideas and tips, check out our tip sheet for project fundraising.

What is

Free for public and charter school educators, is a crowdfunding platform to help raise funds for the classroom. Educators raise money through the website for supplies or equipment listed in’s extensive catalog. Once the fundraising is complete, will order and ship supplies directly to the school.

For more information, go to's about page. For directions on setting up an account, visit's help page.

How do I get mini-grant funding?

Receiving mini-grants from the Center for Green Schools and Shaw Contract for your Green Apple Day of Service project only requires a few steps.

  1. Register your Green Apple project.
    • Log in or create an account for's free!
    • Add a project (click plus icon under "Your Projects" heading). Make sure your project addresses one or more of the three pillars of a green school: reducing environmental impact, improving health and wellness and/or increasing environmental and sustainability literacy.
  2. Go Shopping. Decide on the materials or resources your project requires. Have an educator on your team sign up on and request those materials. When the project is approved, you’ll receive a six-digit project ID. This is separate from the five-digit teacher ID.
  3. Connect your accounts. Link your page to your Green Apple registered project by copying the six-digit project ID from into your project within the project registration field labeled " Project ID." You can make changes to your Green Apple project any point, while registering or after registration is completed.
  4. Raise the money. Remember, if your project is registered at and your page is linked to your project, the Center for Green Schools will donate up to $200, while the funding lasts.

Green Apple Day of Service Projects Funded

As of September 2019

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For each project that participates in the Green Apple Day of Service, the Center for Green Schools, in partnership with Shaw Contract, will donate up to $200 per project while funds last. View the Green Apple Day of Service profile page on to learn more.