Sustainable South Jersey is excited to announce our new mini-grant program, created to help support exciting environmental initiatives in the South Jersey region! Read all about our funding priorities, eligibility criteria, and grant application can be found here. Grant Funding open until Feb 28, 2020.
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The winner to our #FindOurGreta contest has been announced!
After one fruitful week, with over 3,700 total posts of youth stories shared, we are excited to announce the winner of the #FindOurGreta contest. Earning a $300 Amazon gift card, the first place prize went to a dedicated group of Medford middle school students from the “Citizen Science Education Program.” This group of students have worked with industry by testing bio-based blacktop sealers at their school, conducted research with NASA/NOAA weather and climate scientists, and traveled overseas to collaborate on environmental issues with a global student population. The second place (Kara Parker of Bordentown) and third place (Joseph Gasperi of Audubon) winners each won a $100 Amazon gift card. All finalists will receive a Sustainable South Jersey tee-shirt and free admission to SSJ’s 2020 events.
Congratulations to all of our nominees and thank you for making the world, especially our home of South Jersey, a better place.
Learn more about the winners here.
we are on our way
Driving Sustainability in South Jersey to benefit our collective future.
Sustainable South Jersey (SSJ) aims to support real and lasting change in South Jersey that will reduce harm from climate change, environmental degradation, and overburdened resources.
SSJ Mission goals
Increase the numbers of South Jersey residents, businesses and community and governmental organizations that are aware of environmental problems affecting our region.
Increase the numbers of South Jersey residents, businesses and community and governmental organizations that prioritize sustainability as a pathway to ameliorate environmental problems.
Increase the numbers of sustainability projects and programs and efforts in South Jersey that address these problems in a substantive manner.