Making a difference for Animals, People and the Environment.

Submit an application, collect votes, and take action.

Want to grow your Roots & Shoots project or expand its impact? Apply for up to $1,000 of project funding from Roots & Shoots New Zealand!


Applications for 2019 are now open! 

You are eligible to apply if:

  • You’re a member of Jane Goodall’s Roots & Shoots New Zealand. Join here!
  • Your project will take place in New Zealand
  • Your project and final report will be completed by December 6th 2019
  • Your project fits into one of the project streams outlined

All Roots & Shoots Projects:

  • Are youth-led (can be guided by an adult champion)
  • Address sustainability issues and make a difference for animals, people, and our environment
  • Encourage knowledge, compassion & action through our 4 Roots & Shoots steps: 1. Engage & Inspire 2. Observe & Map  3. Take Action  4. Celebrate Impact
  • Align with one or more of the 4 United Nations Sustainable Development Goals we are focusing on:  Clean and Sustainable Water, Responsible Consumption, Climate Action and Life on Land.