Green careers exploration

Green careers exploration helps teachers to speak on environmental science, health and environmental justice issues.

Minneapolis environmental education cost share

Four thousand dollars ($4,000) in cost-share funds are available year each year while funds last. The maximum cost-share amount awarded is $2,000.

Are you a teacher or educator in a City of Minneapolis Public or Charter School?

The MEE cost-share may support the following educational endeavors:

  • Increase education and awareness about the environment in Minneapolis in an effort to inform decision-making on environmental issues.
  • Increase knowledge regarding environmental science, health, and justice challenges.
  • Provide education, skills, and resources to mitigate environmental concerns.
  • Promote the scientific understanding of how natural environments function.
  • Learn how people can manage their behavior and ecosystems in order to live sustainably.


Applicant must be a teacher or instructor teaching in an educational institution for K-12 grade level students.

The institution must meet the following guidelines:

  • Operate primarily for scientific, educational, service, charitable, or other similar purposes in the public interest;
  • Not organized primarily for profit.
  • Located within the City of Minneapolis.

Not eligible for funding:

  • Individuals not working in a teaching institution
  • Community organizations
  • For more information on the grant application, follow the link below.

Apply for a Minneapolis Environmental Education (MEE) cost-share

MEE Cost Share Application

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