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Cookfresh Community Urban Garden Grant Program

In-Kind Grants to Illinois Organizations
for Community Gardening Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cook County Farm Bureau (CCFB)

Deadline Date:

02/28/21 11:59 PM - Postmarked or Received by Fax or Email

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.

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:

Organizations may apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Grant application date deadline is February 28, 2021, 11:59 pm. Grant application date must be verified by postmark date, fax transmittal, or email delivery time for consideration.

All garden applicants will be notified of awards by March 16, 2021.

Contact Information:

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

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
E-Mail: membershipdebbie@cookcfb.org

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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USA: Illinois: Cook County

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