Flannel Shirt Fund Grant

Maine Initiatives

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Grant amount: Up to US $400

Next anticipated deadline: Jun 1, 2019

Later anticipated deadlines: Oct 1, 2019, Feb 1, 2020

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach

Location of project: Maine

Location of residency: Maine

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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.