Youth Garden Grants

KidsGardening

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Grant amount: Up to US $1,000

Deadline: Dec 16, 2019

Applicant type: Nonprofit

Funding uses: Education / Outreach, Project / Program

Location of project: United States

Location of residency: United States

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About this funder:

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Overview:

Since 1982, the Youth Garden Grant has supported school and youth educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life for students and their communities.

The 2020 Youth Garden Grant is sponsored by KidsGardening’s generous donor base and our Blossom and Seed Money sponsors.

Grant Packages

A total of 25 programs will be awarded.

Top 5 programs will receive award packages valued at $2,360 that include:

  • $250 cash prize from KidsGardening
  • A variety of gardening tools and supplies, including:
    • $1,000 customizable garden tool package from Corona
    • Pallet of Black Gold soil by SunGro Horticulture
    • 25’ Soaker Hose from Dramm
    • One Touch Fan Nozzle from Dramm
    • Tubtrug from Gardener’s Supply Company
    • Paper Pot Press from Gardener’s Supply Company
    • Five pairs of Thea Webbed Gardening Gloves from GardenFreak
    • Seed Package from High Mowing Organic Seeds
    • Organic fertilizer from Javacycle
    • Big Bag Bed from Smart Pot
    • Mobile Green Wall from Watex
    • KidsGardening.org curriculum package

20 programs will receive award packages valued at $775 that include:

  • $250 cash prize from Kidsgardening
  • A variety of gardening tools and supplies, including:
    • Hand tool package from Corona
    • One Touch Fan Nozzle from Dramm
    • Tubtrug from Gardener’s Supply Company
    • Paper Pot Press from Gardener’s Supply Company
    • Five pairs of Thea Webbed Gardening Gloves from GardenFreak
    • Seed Package from High Mowing Organic Seeds
    • Organic fertilizer from Javacycle
    • Big Bag Bed from Smart Pot
    • Mobile Green Wall from Watex
    • KidsGardening.org curriculum package

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 or US Territories 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.
  • The selection of winners is based on demonstrated program impact and sustainability.
  • Previous Youth Garden Grant winners who wish to reapply must wait one year after receiving the award and must prove that their garden programs have been significantly expanded.