Foundation / Corporation
Administered by K-State Research and Extension and funded through a grant from the Kansas Health Foundation
Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded in Kansas to non-profit or not for profit organizations to increase the public and private value of communities through the development of new community gardens. The clear and primary focus of these gardens is to increase and expand access to healthy, fresh foods. However, gardens may incorporate a secondary focus such as recreation, wildlife protection, etc.
The grant could provide funds for tools, equipment, water line installation, irrigation equipment, raised beds, or soil improvement materials.
Priority is given to new community gardens that have been started within the last 3 years.
-Permanent improvements made to an individual’s private property (Permanent improvements include water well installation, in ground water lines, etc. However, money could be spent on a movable shed, tools, equipment, plants, soil improvement, etc.)
GrantWatch ID#: 131585
Up to $5,000
-Non-profit or not for profit organizations are eligible to apply.
-Individuals may not sell produce grown in the garden. The garden group may sell produce only to help sustain the garden.
-Existing gardens that are still in the early stages of their development may qualify for grant funds if they can demonstrate a clear rationalization and explanation of how funds would help sustain the garden.
-Projects must be located on land with public access within the state of Kansas.
-Checks to awardees will be made available by April 1, 2013.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
4-H Youth Development
9822 Harvest Court
Wichita, KS 67212
If you have questions, contact Evelyn Neier at 785-410-3760 or firstname.lastname@example.org.