Grants to North Dakota organizations, schools, faith-based entities, and clubs for hands-on gardening activities. Funding is intended for gardening projects that will have a positive impact on children, youth, and the local community. Grants may be used to purchase gardening supplies (hand tools, soil, seeds, plants, containers, etc.) and teaching supplies.
Any project related to youth and gardening is eligible. Examples of possible projects include:
The establishment of school gardens to promote the consumption of healthy foods.
Food security gardens that grow vegetables to be donated to local food pantries.
Construction projects such as building raised garden beds for the elderly.
Beautification projects at schools, parks, museums, or along streets.
Planting trees to establish small arboreta or orchards at schools or parks.