Champions of the Environment

By doing your part for the environment, you could be awarded up to $2,500 and be featured in a statewide TV commercial!

Hey K-12 students and teachers! Your class or group could be a Champion of the Environment for helping to protect the natural world and boost environmental awareness. This yearly competition awards up to eight K-12 environmental projects with grants worth up to $2,500!

Runners-up receive smaller awards to help get their projects started. Be a Champion! Do your part for the environment!

Projects must address one or more of the following:

  • Prevention or reduction of pollution in the air, water, or land 
  • Waste reduction
  • Restoration, preservation, or enhancement of natural areas
  • Water or energy efficiency
  • Projects must also educate the community and make a lasting difference to the environment


Champions Coordinator: Amanda Ley(803) 898-4183

Champions of the Environment is sponsored by Dominion Energy, International Paper and S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

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