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In-Kind Grants to Illinois Organizations for Community Gardening Projects

Cookfresh Community Urban Garden Grant Program

Cook County Farm Bureau (CCFB)

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #141316

Grant Description

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In-kind grants valued at $350 to Illinois organizations for community gardening projects in eligible locations. The grants are awarded in the form of vouchers, which may be used for seeds, plants, and materials. Funding is intended to support urban community gardens in Cook County.

Goal: 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.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Organizations may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant application date deadline is February 28, 2022, 11:59 pm; all garden applicants will be notified of awards by March 16, 2022.

Additional Funding Information:

Number of Grants:


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.

Contact Information:

Return applications by mail, email, or fax to:
Cook County Farm Bureau®
6438 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL 60525
Attn: Debbie-Cookfresh Garden Grant
Fax: 708-579-6056

Questions: Contact Debbie Voltz, Membership Assistant, Cook County Farm Bureau® at 708-354-3276 or at the email address above.

Cook County Farm Bureau
6438 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL 60525

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