Project Green Schools honors and recognizes outstanding environmental education and STEM education efforts led in our schools and communities nationally and internationally at our Annual Green Difference Awards.

Award winners include students, schools and teachers, as well as business, government, and community groups.

Applications are NOT YET OPEN for our 2023 Green Difference Awards!

We honor Green Difference Makers made up of Principals, Teachers, Advisors, Students, Citizens, Schools, School Groups/Clubs, and our Sponsors nationally and internationally at our annual event.

Awards are given out this year in the following areas of Outstanding Green/Sustainable Practices in:

  • Climate Education and Action
  • Energy
  • Food and Agriculture
  • Green and Healthy Schools
  • Land, Air, Natural World
  • Outdoor Learning and Exploration
  • STEM and the Future of Sustainability
  • Water Conservation
  • Waste Management

As well as, Lifetime Achievement Award for a hero who has dedicated his/her/their life to Green Education.