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

Criteria

Quantum

1

YED Observance Activities2 to be held from 16 July to 21 August 2020

  1. Screening of the video “Zero Waste Essentials our Environment Minister Can’t Live Without”;

  2. Discussion of key takeaway/learning points from the video interview and;

  3. Participation in an activity (quiz, discussion, game etc.) related to the topic(s) of reducing disposables and/or food waste.

$1,500

One environmental activity at the school-wide level3

Two environmental activities at cohort or club level3

2

YED Observance Activities2 to be held from 16 July to 21 August 2020

  1. Screening of the video “Zero Waste Essentials our Environment Minister Can’t Live Without”;

  2. Discussion of key takeaway/learning points from the video interview and;

  3. Participation in an activity (quiz, discussion, game etc.) related to the topic(s) of reducing disposables and/or food waste.

$1,000

Two environmental activities at cohort or club level3

3

Two environmental activities at cohort or club level3

$500

 

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

2 YED-designated activities must be based on the year’s focus and must be conducted between 16 July and 21 August 2020 unless otherwise communicated by NEA. 

3 The environmental activities chosen must be conducted between January and December 2020. The environmental activities must also 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

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.