Youth Garden Grants

KidsGardening


Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Anticipated deadline: Dec 8, 2018

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Applied Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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Overview:

Since 1982, KidsGardening has awarded Youth Garden Grants to 5456 schools, nonprofits, and youth programs across the United States contributing over 2.9 million dollars in funding to youth gardening initiatives. The 2018 Youth Garden Grant is sponsored by KidsGardening’s generous donor base with contributions from leading companies in the horticulture industry: Dramm Corporation, Eartheasy, Fiskars Brands Inc., Gardener’s Supply Company, Growers Supply Company, High Mowing Organic Seeds, JavaCycle, and Smart Pots.

Grant Packages

The 2018 Youth Garden Grant is an award designed to support school and youth educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities.

A total of 25 programs will be awarded.

Top 5 programs will receive award packages valued at $1600 that include:
  • $1000 cash prize
  • 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
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.

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

Eligibility:

  • Any nonprofit organization, public or private school, or youth program in the United States planning a new garden program or expanding an established one that serves at least 15 youth between the ages of 3 and 18 is eligible to apply.

Preferences:

  •  The selection of winners is based on demonstrated program impact and sustainability.


About this funder:

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