Financial support remains one of the most challenging areas for schools and school districts looking to make positive changes. We continue to seek outside funding opportunities and resources for for schools throughout the year.
Below is a list of current grant opportunities:
- Request for Proposals
- Driving PA Forward – School Bus Retro-fit Grant Program
Approximately $30 million is being allocated over a 5-year period to fund rebates for class 4 – 8 school buses, and shuttle buses. Replacing or repowering vehicles containing older diesel engines with new technology can reduce emissions by up to 90%.
- EPA Tools for Schools Grants
Numerous sources of funding are available to create and support healthy, productive school environments for students and staff in areas like Environmental Education, School Bus Clean Diesel Rebate program, School Gardens, and High-Performance Green Schools renovation and capital improvement projects (PA only).
- Highmark Schools Grants – Environmental Health
School environments can affect students’ health, school performance, attendance and concentration. Highmark’s School Grants program allows schools to fund environmental health initiatives such as Green Cleaning, Indoor Air Quality, and Asthma-Friendly School Environments.