Jeffers Foundation

SCHOOL GARDEN GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

School Gardens Grant Opportunities

School Garden Grants

School Garden Grants

Jeffers Foundation
Garden Grant applications for 2017 have closed. Jeffers appreciates the many schools which submitted excellent applications this year and hopes to renew the program again in the future.

Please note: Jeffers is not directly affiliated with any of these grant programs, so please visit their websites for full details and application instructions.

School Garden Grants

Minnesota Department of Health
Statewide Health Improvement Program - SHIP grants are available through each county. Contact your county's SHIP coordinator.
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/oshii/ship/communities/

School Garden Grants

USDA Grants and Loans for Farm to School Efforts
http://www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool/farm-school-grant-program

School Garden Grants

University of Minnesota
The University of Minnesota's Schoolyard Ecology Exploration's garden grant program is now open for applications. Educators are invited to apply for funds to plant a new schoolyard garden or enhance the use of an existing garden.
http://www.monarchlab.org/see/gardengrants/GardenGrants.aspx

School Garden Grants

American Heart Association
The American Heart Association works with schools to find local sponsors to help fund the installation of raised bed gardens in school.
http://www.heart.org/HEARTORG/HealthyLiving/HealthyKids/TeachingGardens/How-to-Get-a-Teaching-Garden_UCM_436627_SubHomePage.jsp

School Garden Grants

Annies Grants for Gardens
Annie's Grants support new and existing school garden program
http://www.annies.com/doing-more/grants-for-gardens

School Garden Grants

The Bee Cause Grant
This grant provides honeybee observation hives to schools and receives requests on a rolling basis.
http://www.thebeecause.org

School Garden Grants

Bonnie's Plants 3rd Grade Cabbage Program
Bonnie's provides free mega-cabbage plants to 3rd grade teachers who want to participate. Students grow the cabbages and submit pictures and measurements of their harvest to be considered for a $1,000 scholarship.
http://bonniecabbageprogram.com

School Garden Grants

The Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant
The Herb Society of America offers grants to elementary schools to support the planting of an outdoor herb garden.
http://www.herbsociety.org/support/grants-scholarships/grant-details.html

School Garden Grants

Fiskars Project Orange Thumb Grants
Project Orange Thumb provides grants to school and community gardens.
http://www2.fiskars.com/Community/Project-Orange-Thumb

School Garden Grants

Greenworks Grants
Project Learning Tree offers annual GreenWorks! grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. To be eligible, applicants must have attended a PLT workshop, either in-person or online, that provides training, lesson plans, and other resources to help integrate these projects and environmental education into your curriculum or youth programs.
https://www.plt.org/resources/greenworks-grants/

School Garden Grants

GRO1000 Grassroots Grants
Know of a community garden or green space project in need of funding? Apply today for a GRO1000 Grassroots Grant supported by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation. Grants will be awarded to over 120 non-profit groups across the country for impactful, community-driven garden projects. Deadline ends February 20, 2017.
https://scottsmiraclegro.com/responsibility/gro1000

School Garden Grants

Kitchen Community Learning Grants
The Kitchen Community offers funding for low-income schools to install Learning Gardens in targeted locations. A list of school districts eligible to apply can be found on their website.
https://thekitchencommunity.org

School Garden Grants

Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools
Through this program, schools can apply to receive a salad bar in their cafeteria. Applications are received year round and filled as funds become available.
http://www.saladbars2schools.org

School Garden Grants

Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grants
Offering a spring and fall grant cycle, Lowe's Toolbox for Education Grants funds a wide range of projects for schools, including support for gardening programs.
http://toolboxforeducation.com

School Garden Grants

Seed Money
Wild Ones offers funding and plants to schools for development of learning spaces featuring native plants and focused on environmental education.
http://www.wildones.org/seeds-for-education/sfe/

School Garden Grants

Seeds of Change Grant Program
An annual grant program awarding school and community gardens focused on sustainability and health education.
http://www.seedsofchangegrant.com

School Garden Grants

Tractor Supply Company Dig-It School Garden Grant
Available for schools in select locations (target locations changes each grant season), this program is a partnership with the National Ag in the Classroom Program. They offer $500 to schools starting and expanding school garden programs.
http://www.agclassroom.org/teacher/tscgrant.htm

School Garden Grants

Wild Ones Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Grant
Wild Ones offers funding and plants to schools for development of learning spaces featuring native plants and focused on environmental education.
http://www.wildones.org/seeds-for-education/

School Garden Grants

Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grants
In partnership with FoodCorp, Whole Kids Foundation offers a number of garden grant to support new or existing edible garden programs including a School Garden Grant, Extended Learning Garden Grant (for gardens not on school grounds), Honey Bee Grant, School Salad Bar Grant, Healthy Kids Innovation Grant, and Canadian Farm to School.
https://www.wholekidsfoundation.org/landing-pages/grants-landin


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