Environment Fund for Schools

The Environment Fund for Schools (EFS) encourages MOE schools to champion environmental ownership and a pro-environment mindset amongst students and the community by leading and organising environmental initiatives. 


Eligibility Criteria

The EFS is available to all MOE/MOE-registered Independent Primary and Secondary schools, Junior Colleges, Centralised Institutes and Institutes of Technical Education. Schools must organise all activities within any one of the three tiers listed in the table below. All applications must be submitted before 31 December of the calendar year that the activities were conducted.


Grant Quantum

Submit your completion report and photographs of the environmental activities in your school to apply for funding support.

Tier

Criteria1

Quantum

1

One environmental activity at the school-wide level3

$1,500

One activity in support of NEA’s programme/ campaign2

Two environmental activities at the cohort or environment club level3

2

One activity in support of NEA’s programme/ campaign2

$1,000

Two environmental activities at the cohort or environment club level3

3

Two environmental activities at the cohort or environment club level3

$500

 

1 The EFS is open to Pri/Sec/JC/ITE school levels.

Qualifying activity in support of NEA’s programme/campaign will be conveyed to schools regularly and must be conducted between January and December 2021 unless otherwise communicated by NEA.

3 The environmental activities chosen must be conducted between January and December 2021 and must fulfil at least one of NEA’s strategic outcomes:

  • Sustainable Waste and Resource Management; 

  • Energy Efficient and Low Carbon Society; 

  • High Public Health Standards; 

  • Resilient Climate Change Preparedness; 

  • Timely and Reliable Weather Information.

The environmental activities chosen must also encourage either or both of the following:

  • Strong Environmental Ownership

  • Close Community Partnership and Outreach.

 

Disbursement Periods

 

The disbursement periods are shown below:

 

Submit Application By:

Receive Disbursement By:

1 January to 31 March

April to May

1 April to 30 June

July to August

1 July to 30 September

October to November

1 October to 31 December

January to February

 

The grant will be disbursed according to the EFS disbursement months shown in the table above. Photographs for all activities must be submitted to NEA when the activities are completed.

Application

Kindly download the application form here. 

Please contact Mr Alan Kua at 6731 9804 or email: kua_chun_houn@nea.gov.sg if you have any questions or require additional information.