"Grants are made for activities that conform to the mission of the Captain Planet Foundation. The mission of the foundation is to promote and support high-quality educational programs that enable children and youth to understand and appreciate our world through learning experiences that engage them in active, hands-on projects to improve the environment in their schools and communities."

Grants from the Captain Planet Foundation are intended to:

* serve as a catalyst to getting environment-based education in schools, and
* inspire youth and communities to participate in community service through environmental stewardship activities.