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Youth Garden Grant (YGG)

Awards to USA Nonprofits, Schools, and Youth Programs
for Gardening Activities for Children and Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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KidsGardening

Deadline Date:

12/08/17

Description:

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Awards ranging in value between $500 to $750 to USA nonprofits, schools, and youth programs for gardening activities for children and youth. These awards are designed to support school and youth programs that educate students about gardening and enhance the quality of life for youth and their communities. Eligible programs must serve at least 15 youth between the ages of 3 and 18.

KidsGardening seeks applicant programs that are:

- Led by enthusiastic, professional team members who have carefully crafted their plans to meet specific needs and who will appreciate the funds and use the grant money wisely and responsibly.
- Supported by their community and demonstrating the organizational structure to be sustainable beyond the grant funding, making an award an investment in the future.

The top five programs will receive award packages valued at $1,600 that include a $1,000 cash prize and avariety of gardening tools and supplies, including:

- Dramm Corporation Rain Wand
- Eartheasy Seed Saving Kit and Paper Pot Press
- Fiskars Brands Inc. Hand Tool Package
- Gardener’s Supply Company Tubtrug
- Growers Supply Company Grow Lab
- High Mowing Organic Seed Package
- JavaCycle Organic All Purpose Fertilizer
- Smart Pot Big Bag Bed
- KidsGardening.org Curriculum Package
- $100 Gardener’s Supply Company Gift Certificate

20 programs will receive award packages valued at $600 that include a variety of gardening tools and supplies, including:

- Dramm Corporation Rain Wand
- Eartheasy Seed Saving Kit and Paper Pot Press
- Fiskars Brands Inc. Hand Tool Package
- Gardener’s Supply Company Tubtrug
- Growers Supply Company Grow Lab
- High Mowing Organic Seed Package
- JavaCycle Organic All Purpose Fertilizer
- Smart Pot Big Bag Bed
- KidsGardening.org Curriculum Package
- $100 Gardener’s Supply Company Gift Certificate

In addition to the grant award packages, YGG recipients will become members of the KidsGardening Fellows Program receiving opportunities to promote their programs, network with other grant winners, seek personalized guidance from KidsGardening education specialists, and a special quarterly newsletter.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177181

Number of Grants:

A total of 25 programs will be awarded.

Estimated Size of Grant:

The top 5 programs will receive a package of assorted gardening supplies valued at $750 and 15 programs will receive a package valued at $500.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Any nonprofit, school, or youth program planning a new or expanding an established garden program serving at least 15 youth between the ages of 3 and 18 is eligible to apply.

Pre-Application Information:

Applications must be submitted by December 8, 2017. Winners will be notified via email on January 12, 2018. Awards will be distributed in February 2018.

Grant application technical support: https://www.kidsgardening.org/fix-browser-time-problem/

Grant writing tips: https://www.kidsgardening.org/grant-writing-tips/

Contact Information:

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

To access the online application: https://kidsgardeninggrants.limequery.org/186232?lang=en

Larry Keyes, Information Technology Director and Grants Specialist
KidsGardening
132 Intervale Road
Burlington, VT 05401
Email: info@kidsgardening.org
Phone: 802-660-4604

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