Apply for a Just 1 Action Grant - South Shore
Do you have a local & sustainable project you'd like to see implemented on the South Shore? Apply for a Just1Action Grant today!
Three (3) $500 grants were available in the 2022-2023 season. The next round of grants will be open to applications in the Fall of 2023.
Criteria & Eligibility:
Just1Action grants are designed to help fund youth-led sustainably-focused projects on the South Shore of Massachusetts (as defined by the towns a part of the South Shore Chamber of Commerce). Individuals, community organizations or youth not-for-profit. organizations are eligible to apply. Projects must take place and serve the South Shore.
Projects must be completed within one calendar year of the grant award date. By accepting the Just1Action Youth sustainability grant, you agree to showcase your project at a stall at South Shore EcoFest in May 2023 and will also grant Just1bag, Inc. to use your project for promotional purposes.
How The Just1Action Grants Are Funded:
We proudly raise money for the Just1Action grants through the annual South Shore Eco Fest event an they're sponsored by Just1Bag2020. Click HERE to see information on last years' event - and stay tuned on 2023 EcoFest!
Examples of How to Use a Just1Action Grant:
Here are examples of the types of projects we're looking to fund!
A Community Garden
Terracycle Recycling Boxes
School Recycling / Composting Programs
Environmental Education Programs
Just1Action was born out of the Just1Bag2020 movement, a family project that went global in 2020 showing that everyone can make a difference. As we grew and expanded Just1Action was created and is the registered 501(c)3 organization with three distinct programs:
Just1Bag2020 - promoting being part of the solution and picking up any litter you see wherever you can. Just1Bag2020 supports corporate and group litter picks, as well as daily individual action.
South Shore Eco Fest - an annual festival run in Cohasset, MA to promote local sustainable businesses and non profits, showing the eco friendly living is easy, simple, and fun.
143 Exchange - based out of Cohasset, MA 143 Exchange is joining the Just1Action non profit group. and we couldn't be more excited. As a unique program 143 Exchange's mission is to promote sustainable fashion in the South Shore MA communities, through cooperative clothing and footwear exchanges.
November 15, 2022
January 15h, 2023
February 15, 2023
May 20th, 2023 EcoFest 2023
Just1Action Grant Application becomes available. Applications may be submitted until 1/15/2022.
Application Deadline closes.
Grant Review process by the J1A Board Members takes place.
Grant selections are made and recipients are notified.
Just1Action Grant Winners present their project plans and updates at EcoFest 2023. All grant recipients must complete projects within 12 months of receiving funding.