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Cookfresh Community Urban Garden Grant Program

In-Kind Grants to Illinois Community Gardens
in Eligible Regions to Purchase Materials

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cook County Farm Bureau (CCFB)

Deadline Date:

02/28/20 - Postmarked or Received by Fax or Email

Description:

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In-kind grants valued at $350 in the form of vouchers to Illinois eligible community gardens to purchase cultivation supplies that will enhance the community. Funding, in the form of vouchers, is intended for seeds, plantings, and garden materials. The goal of the grant is to develop urban community awareness of agriculture through gardening, provide additional funding to meet garden goals and connect gardens with area farmers/businesses for potential plant and garden material sales. Supplemental funding must be used for Cook County urban community gardens.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141316

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,100

Number of Grants:

6

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are $350 each, awarded in the form of vouchers to be redeemed at Cook County Farm Bureau member greenhouses, farm stands and businesses for plantings, and materials identified in the grant application.

Term of Contract:

Funds made available in late March and expire November 1st during the grant year.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Community gardens may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant application date deadline is February 28, 2020; all garden applicants will be notified of awards by March 16, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Return the application form by mail, email, or fax to:
Cook County Farm Bureau®
6438 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL 60525
Attn: Debbie Voltz-Cookfresh Garden Grant
708-354-3276 Fax: 708-579-6056
E-Mail: membershipdebbie@cookcfb.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Illinois: Cook County

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