Foundation / Corporation
Grants of up to $400 and grants of up to $1,200 to Maine classrooms or groups for gardening and farming projects that benefit children and schools. Funding is intended to support the following types of initiatives: field trips to local farms; the development of greenhouses and gardens in schools; cafeteria programs that source local produce and products and engage students in growing and preparing some of their food; presentations and workshops on farming, foraging, and sustainable agriculture; the purchase of gardening books and lesson plans; and for older students to apply their knowledge of gardening by teaching younger students.
GrantWatch ID#: 173951
Classrooms or small groups: Up to $400.
If several classrooms or groups are connecting on a project: Up to $1,200.
Classrooms or small groups in Maine are eligible to apply.
Contact staff to apply (see contact info).
Application deadlines: June 1, October 1, February 1.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Philip Walsh, Executive Director
56 North Street, Suite 100
Portland, ME 04101
Phone: (207) 607-4070