The Cupertino Sustainability Commission is excited to announce the Sustainability Grants for Students Program! This program provides monetary grants up to $500 to Cupertino- area students in grades K-12 to assist them in discovering, promoting, and implementing programs or projects that combat climate change and assist the City in reducing greenhouse gas emissions as referenced in Cupertino's Climate Action Plan.

Deadline:  Friday, November 15, 2019 at 12:00 pm

Applicants need not reside in the City of Cupertino. However, the impact of the program/project should reduce greenhouse gas emissions in the City of Cupertino. Download the Sustainability Grants for Students guidelines and applicationEmail your completed application by the deadline to

Examples of programs or projects the Sustainability Grants for Students Program can help fund:

  • Programs that help conserve energy or water or help bring awareness to conserving energy or water
  • Programs that encourage walking or biking to school

  • Implementation of a recycling and composting program

  • Installation of a native plant garden

  • Utilization of a reusable product to replace a disposable one

  • Other topics that support sustainability

If you have any questions, please contact the Cupertino Sustainability Division via email at