Global Greenheart Initiative, Travel Miscellaneous, Travel Resources

Create True Change in your Exchange: Apply for a Greenheart Travel Grant

Participating in a cultural exchange program abroad is an opportunity to grow as an individual, but also to make a real impact on the global community through personal interactions, experiences and understanding. Take your exchange program to another level by celebrating your host community, by helping to implement a project or idea with the help of a Greenheart Travel Grant.

A Greenheart Travel Grant is the opportunity to create, improve, or maintain a community focused project abroad or at home. Grant funds could be applied to supporting women’s cooperatives, schools, community centers, or health clinics, as well as creating a project of your own. Grant winners will be featured on our website, social media, and blog.

There are certain criteria in proposing a project idea when apply for a Greenheart Travel Grant, and all Greenheart Travel Grants should meet these goals:

  1. Collaborative – The community should be the catalyst for the project. Community members must participate in all stages of the project from the planning to the implementation and maintenance
  2. Sustainable – The project should have a clear plan to sustain itself after you leave. The more the community collaborates the easier it will be to continue the project for years to come.
  3. Positive Impact – The project must clearly benefit the community as a whole and not one individual.

Some of examples of how Greenheart Grant funds can be used include: starting a women’s cooperative; developing a youth group; creating or improving a library, community center, or clinic; recording oral histories; or anything else you can come up with that benefits all people in the community.

Ready to take the next steps? Here’s how you apply:

Fill out at Greenheart Grant proposal application on our website by the following deadlines to be considered:

  • Spring deadline is March 15
  • Summer deadline is July 15
  • Fall Deadline is October 15

Questions?

Call: 888-ABROAD-1
Email: greenheart@greenhearttravel.org

About Greenheart Travel

CCI Greenheart Travel is personally invested in providing cultural immersion programs that change lives, advance careers and create leaders. We achieve this by partnering with organizations and governments overseas that empower their local communities through experiential learning and practical development. We provide others with the same positive travel experiences in which we ourselves engage. Through travel and cultural exchange, we help individuals reach their full potential, leading to a more tolerant, peaceful and environmentally sustainable world.

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