Illustrations of project streams
Jane Goodall's Roots & Shoots

A.P.E. Fund

Making a difference for Animals, People and the Environment.
Apply for up to $1,000 in Roots & Shoots project funding.

Indigenous Perspectives

Indigenous Perspectives Project Stream

A project that honours Indigenous voices and perspectives.

By exploring Indigenous perspectives youth can understand and learn about the deep history of Indigenous traditions and their importance to living in a sustainable way with nature. Please ensure that your proposal demonstrates your intention and ability to honour these perspectives authentically by consulting with and including Indigenous Peoples.

Examples:

  • Cultural exchange between Indigenous and non-Indigenous youth on topics relevant to sustainability
  • Youth-organized community event that includes Elder teachings on local Indigenous plants/animals
  • Using Traditional Ecological Knowledge (TEK) and practices to restore local habitat

Sustainable Food

The Global Goals for Sustainable Development

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots

Do great things in your community.

Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots began in 1991 when Dr. Jane met with 12 Tanzanian high school students who wanted to tackle urgent problems in their community. Since that meeting, Roots & Shoots groups have multiplied many times over and can now be found in nearly 100 countries around the world. Wherever there’s a group, young people are making change that benefits animals, people and the environment.

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