Flannel Shirt Fund
The Maine Initiative
Grant amount: Up to US $400
Next deadline: Jun 1, 2018
Later deadlines: Oct 1, 2018, Feb 1, 2019
Applicant type: Nonprofit
Funding uses: Education / Outreach
Location of project: Maine
Location of residency: MaineView website Save Need help writing this grant?
The Flannel Shirt Fund is a donor-advised fund at Maine Initiatives. The Fund’s objective is to connect schools and farms and children to gardens. Grant support is provided for activities including:
- Development of gardens and greenhouses at schools.
- Developing cafeteria programs that buy local produce and products and engage students in growing and preparing some of their food.
- Field trips to local farms.
- Presentations and workshops on farming, foraging and sustainable agriculture.
- The purchase of gardening books and lesson plans.
- Older students applying their knowledge of gardening by teaching younger students.
You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.
- The Flannel Shirt fund will award grants to classrooms or small groups.
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