Spruce Up Your School! One lucky school will receive $2500 to beautify their school in the spirit of the Lorax! Accepting entries through March 15th.

About the Grant

Random House Children’s Books and Dr. Seuss Enterprises, L.P. have established the first annual Lorax Spruce Up Your School Grant Program to provide necessary funds to school employees to beautify their surroundings — inside or outside — in the spirit of the Lorax. Children naturally want to help and be involved, and the grant program will spark their interest in the well-being of their community and beyond, and get them eagerly looking for ways to make a difference.


The grand prize winner received:

Lorax Grand Prize

Three runners-up received:

Lorax Runners-Up Prize


Bonita Street Elementary School
Carson, CA
Entry submitted by Susan Mastin, first grade teacher

See Susan's grand prize-winning plan:

Lorax Grant Winner Plan


Poultney Elementary School
Poultney, VT
Entry submitted by Tammy White & Kristen Caliguiri, third grade teacher & principal
Virgil Elementary School
Cortland, NY
Entry submitted by Amoreena Tallaeche & Catalina Charles, fifth grade teacher & school librarian
Martin Luther King Middle School
Milton, FL
Entry submitted by Carol Spice, Academic Intervention Specialist & Parent Involvement Coordinator

“UNLESS someone like you
cares a whole awful lot,
nothing is going to get better.
It’s not.”

-Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax

Sponsored by Random House Children's Books Dr. Seuss Manhattan Toy®