EcoRise Receives $250,000 Salesforce Grant to Fund Program in the Northeast

Dear Friends: As we enter the start of the school year, I am thrilled to share some excellent news. EcoRise has been awarded a $250,000 grant from Salesforce in support of our continued expansion in the Northeast! Specifically, Salesforce funding will allow EcoRise to: expand our environmental education programs in New York City and Washington, DC, and launch a […]

Fostering Sustainable Intelligence through Hands-On Environmental Literacy

Strategies in Austin Independent Schools By Abby Randall To foster environmental literacy for every student, at every grade level, sustainability education cannot be limited to after school programs and summer camps. It must be deeply embedded into the school day, in every classroom, in every subject. Schools that are most successful at fostering environmental literacy […]

2018–19 Impact Report is Out!

Dear Community, The 2018–19 school year was an enormous year for EcoRise. We are proud to have supported 2,796 K–12 teachers across the country—from New York City to Pharr, Texas—in transforming their classrooms to provide over 156,000 students the opportunity to create real-world solutions to environmental and social challenges in their communities. I am pleased […]

EcoRise Announces Partner of the Year, Teacher of the Year, and Legacy Awards

Education nonprofit honors three outstanding teacher leaders and corporate partner Southwest Airlines Austin, July 9, 2019–EcoRise, the school-based nonprofit that develops curricula, training programs, and grants for teachers who educate K–12 students on sustainability topics, has announced the recipients of the following awards for the 2018–2019 school year: Elementary Teacher of the Year, Secondary Teacher […]

EcoRise and the National Wildlife Federation to Host 3rd Annual San Antonio Student Sustainability Showcase

Join us to celebrate students who have created a positive social and environmental impact on their communities, the teachers who empower them, and award the EcoRise Teacher of the Year San Antonio, May 14, 2019 – Join San Antonio area students and staff, elected officials, local organizations, EcoRise, and the National Wildlife Federation to celebrate […]

Ecorise and City of Austin Office of Sustainability to Host 5th Annual Central Texas Student Innovation Showcase

Join us to celebrate students who have created a positive social and environmental impact on their communities and the teachers who empower them. Austin, May 1, 2019—EcoRise and The City of Austin’s Office of Sustainability will host the 5th Annual Central Texas Student Innovation Showcase at Austin City Hall on Friday, May 3, 2019 from […]

Sustainability Bubbles to the Top for Richard’s Rainwater

This Earth Month, EcoRise is honoring community partners that positively contribute to improving environmental sustainability. Richard’s Rainwater is an innovative small business based in Dripping Springs, Texas, that aims to urge consumers to think of using rainwater as a viable solution to the global water crisis. The need for clean, safe, and cost-efficient water in […]