Saturday, May 31, 2008

Grants for school gardens

CFF School Garden Grant Program
This program administered by the California Fertilizer Foundation (CFF) offers a $1,200 unrestricted grant, a $50 gift card to Home Depot, and age-appropriate educational materials to California schools for gardening projects. At the end of each year, winning schools can re-apply for a progress grant of $1,500 and a free agricultural field trip.
http://www.calfertilizer.org/grant.htm
Deadline Date:
06/15/2008

Captain Planet Grant
Schools and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply for funding to involve children ages 6-18 in hands-on involvement projects to promote the understanding of environmental issues, including up to $500.00 for organic gardens. Application deadlines are March 31, June 30, September 30, and December 31, 2008
For more information:
http://www.captainplanetfoundation.org/default.aspx?pid=3&tab=apply
Deadline Date:
06/30/2008

Healthy Sprouts Awards
Schools or organizations planning to garden with 15 or more children and youth between the ages of 3 and 18 with a focus on nutrition and/or hunger are eligible to apply for materials gift certificates, seeds, curriculum, and support from the National Gardening Association.

To learn more go to http://www.kidsgardening.com/healthysprouts.asp
Deadline Date:
10/18/2008

2009 Youth Garden Grants
Schools or community organizations that have child centered garden with an educational, nutritional, environmental, and/or social focus are eligible to apply for the 2009 Youth Garden Grant Awards sponsored by Home Depot and the National Gardening Association.

For more information go to http://www.kidsgardening.com/YGG.asp
Deadline Date:
11/01/2008