The Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE) has established the Global Forest Fund (GFF) to try alleviate the effects of CO2 emissions from the increased travel activity worldwide. The GFF supports schools by funding CO2 compensation efforts such as tree planting and environmental education activities.
The Global Forest Fund has been established by FEE to offset CO2 emissions from travel. This non-profit fund is managed by the International LEAF Director. The fund invests 90% of its income directly into tree planting and other CO2 compensation efforts that are combined with environmental education activities.
Recent uses of the fund include the establishment of a botanical garden by the Saengthong Vitthaya School in Thailand. A seminar about micro forest promotion organised by the Thiruvonam School (Government Higher Secondary School) in India. you can read more about these and other projects described in FEEs Global Forest Fund reports below.
Download FEEs Global Forest Fund Report 2014 (PDF, 5.93MB)
Funding for tree planting and other environmental education activities are both available for schools from countries within and outside the FEE network. From countries within the FEE network, the following can apply for funding through their national coordinator:
Schools from countries outside the FEE network can apply for funding through the International LEAF Director. However, a maximum of 1/3 of the total annual amount in the fund can be allocated to countries outside the FEE network.
Please contact the International LEAF Director before completing and sending your request for funding.
International LEAF Director
Foundation for Environmental Education
2450 Copenhagen SV, Denmark
Tel: +45 61248083
The Global Forest fund is run by FEEs International LEAF Director. Please contact the International LEAF Director before completing and sending your application for funding.
Applications for funding 2014 is now closed. Applications for funding can be submitted from January 2015.