Innovation Challenge

This is a special type of grant to allow innovative schools to develop interesting programs to address school greening and understanding of climate and energy science. These ideas go beyond what is represented in the previous Green Schools Grant program descriptions, and demonstrate a school’s deep thinking about how to take their green initiatives to the next level.

Climate Cycle has funded Innovation Challenge projects at the following High Schools and Elementary Schools:

Al Raby High School

Sustainability Book Project


Curie Metro High School

Outdoor Education Trips

Lights Out Campaign


Lincoln Park High School

Solar Panel Building Project


Walter Payton High School

Anti-Idling Campaign

Lights Out Campaign


Armstrong Elementary School

Energy Audit


Lincoln Elementary

Paper Creation and Use Project


Waters Elementary

Energy Use Project