Grant Program Provides Funding for School Gardens

Do you imagine a growing vegetables at your kids’ school? The School Garden Grant Program is offering grants to help get your school garden started, and the deadline to apply is only two weeks away:

Seeds, shovels, irrigation equipment, hoop house materials…what do you need to help your school garden grow?

Often, the biggest obstacle to starting a school garden is funding.

That’s why FoodCorps and the Whole Kids Foundation spent this fall raising funds for the School Garden Grant Program. The Whole Kids Foundation will be providing $2,000 grants to support up to 1,000 school garden projects this spring––at FoodCorps schools and in other communities around the country.

The deadline is December 31st—apply now to turn your dream school garden wish list into a reality. Check out the eligibility and selection criteria as well as the frequently asked questions.

apply for a garden grant today>>

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  1. Ron Christie
    Posted December 16, 2011 at 12:48 pm | Permalink

    The Rockingham County Master Gardeners, in conjunction with UNH Cooperative Extension, can help your school develop a garden plan! Ron Christie (UNH Agricultural Resources)and Lorrie O’Connor (Master Gardener) have developed a series of workshops geared towards building and maintaining a successful school garden. If you are interested in learning more, please contact Ron at 679-5616 or

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