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School Garden Grant

Grants to Cook County, Illinois K-12 Schools
for Educational Garden Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Cook County Farm Bureau

Deadline Date:

02/01/15

Description:

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Grants of up to $300 to Cook County, Illinois K-12 schools for the continuation or implementation of a school garden. The purpose of this grant is to develop student awareness of agriculture through school gardening and promote curriculum development of concepts that transfer from the garden to the classroom to the home. Curriculum areas should include science, social studies, language arts, fine arts and math.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 149374

Number of Grants:

5

Estimated Size of Grant:

Up to $300.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Grants are available to Cook County elementary, middle or high school for the continuation of or implementation of a school garden. This excludes community, college and pre-school gardens.

Pre-Application Information:

Complete the application below by February 1, 2015 and include any supplemental information that would be helpful in describing your garden project plan.

Recipients will be notified by February 28, 2015

Forward application to:

Cook County Farm Bureau
Diane Merrion
Ag in the Classroom Garden Grant
6438 Joliet Road
Countryside, IL 60525

Contact Information:

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

Diane Merrion, Coordinator
708-354-3276
aitc@cookcfb.org

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