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New HopewellCongratulations to all the schools and youth groups who entered submissions for the GEF 2010 Green In Action Awards!

Each project demonstrated the development of sustainable habits of environmental stewardship in children and their communities. Projects were reviewed and evaluated based upon student involvement, successful outcomes, potential for sustainability, creativity, and opportunity for others to replicate the initiative.

Click on the links to the right to check out the Green In Action Award winning projects! GEF Green In Action Awards are granted to schools, classes, or groups of Green Keepers. Participants in GEF programs send in photos, videos, and/or artwork that demonstrate the impact of their participation in a GEF environmental education project or eco-challenge (i.e. National Green Week, Green Thumb Challenge, Green Energy Challenge, etc.).

Participants can submit any of the following:

  • One video, up to ten minutes long 
  • A digital portfolio, comprising up to ten photos with captions 
  • Scanned artwork with a project description Written pieces, including essays or poems (up to five pieces, formatted in Word)


Note: For image submissions, please do not place your photo's inside of a word document or PDF file. Rather, please send to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as image attachments.