The ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Academy Grant

The Columbus Foundation

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Grant amount: Up to US $4,000

Anticipated deadline: Oct 31, 2020 8:59pm PDT

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: Franklin County, Ohio

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:



Our Mission

To assist donors and others in strengthening and improving our community for the benefit of all its residents.

Through strategic grantmaking, we invest in a broad range of highly effective nonprofits. We invite nonprofits to explore competitive grant opportunities made possible by our generous donors.

ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Academy Grant

The ScottsMiracle-Gro Community Garden Academy Grant provides support to begin and maintain thriving community gardens and greenspaces. Grant funds will be awarded for projects taking place in the year following the deadline.

Applicants may request support for community gardens, nontraditional gardens, or greenspaces including: 

  • Produce for farmers’ markets
  • School gardens
  • Therapeutic gardens
  • Beautification efforts

Funding and/or in-kind support may be awarded to new and existing gardens and greenspaces. Successful garden projects should involve neighborhood residents, demonstrate positive measurable outcomes, and meet stated objectives.

You can learn more about this opportunity by visiting the funder's website.


  • The fund welcomes applications from organizations that are recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or those that have a fiscal sponsor.
  • Gardens must have a primary impact in Franklin County.
  • A portion of each grant award may be in the form of an in-kind contribution from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.