Got a Great Green Idea? Apply for a Sustany® Mini-Grant!

by Alison Lueders, Great Green Editing

It’s that time again – the deadline to submit an application for the next round of mini-grants from Sustany® is August 1, 2012.

As you know, Sustany®’s mission is to promote sustainability here in Tampa Bay. One of the most powerful ways it does that is by providing grants to individuals and organizations in Tampa whose work aligns with that mission. Past grant recipients include Nature’s Academy, re-stitch Tampa, EcoFest, and Community Stepping Stones. These are the people who are building the future of Tampa Bay. Wouldn’t you like to see YOUR organization’s name on this list?

The Application and Guidelines are available online at The grant application is a manageable 2 pages. It’s a Word document that can be filled out online and sent to All grant applications must be received by 7 pm Eastern time on August 1, 2012. If you have questions regarding the application or the grant process, send an email to

If you miss the August 1 deadline, don’t worry. Sustany® accepts grant applications on an ongoing basis. They collect them at the first of each month in order to start the evaluation process.

Making Tampa Bay a more sustainable place to live, work and place will take ALL of us. Don’t let your good idea sit on the shelf. Make it happen, with a little help from Sustany®.