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School Garden Grants

Grants for Dynamic School Programs
that Combine Nature and Education

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Whole Kids Foundation

Deadline Date:

12/31/11 5:00 PM CST

Description:

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Grants for $2,000 for non-profit organizations or schools across the country that are planning or implementing a garden program. The purpose of this grant is to teach children the importance of eating healthy through exposing them to gardening. The gardening program should teach students about healthy choices as well as math and science in a dynamic interactive way.

Applicants must:
-Have the capacity to manage grant funds responsibly and the skills and experience necessary to undertake a project involving school gardens.
-Demonstrate that the garden project has strong participation from stakeholders, including the school principal, volunteers and a community partner.
-Demonstrate that thoughtful consideration is being given to the technical challenges of school garden construction and maintenance: soil testing, water availability, tool storage and municipal regulations.
-Articulate a compelling plan for integrating the garden into the life of the school and community, including plans to put the garden's produce to good use.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 125905

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,000

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

501(c)(3) nonprofit organization or nonprofit K-12 school

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

info@gardengrants.com

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming