The Captain Planet Foundation will fund as many projects as its annual resources allow.
Grants from the Captain Planet Foundation are intended to:
Serve as a catalyst to getting environment-based education in schools, and
Inspire youth and communities to participate in community service through environmental stewardship activities.
Grant awards vary, usually between $250 and $2500.
All applicant organizations or sponsoring agencies must be exempt from federal taxation under the Internal Revenue Code Section 501, in order to be eligible for funding (this includes most schools and non-profit organizations).
Must promote understanding of environmental issues; must focus on hands-on involvement; must involve children and young adults from ages 6-18; must promote interaction and cooperation within the group; must help young people develop planning and problem solving skills; must include adult supervision; must commit to follow-up communication with the foundation.