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Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the School Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to a K-12 school, or a non-profit working in partnership with a K-12 school, to support a new or existing edible garden on school grounds. 

Interested in a garden grant for a non-profit children’s programming organization, not located at a school? Check out our Extended Learning Garden Grant program!

US School Garden Grant Program is



  • Application Open: September 1st, 2016
  • Application Closed: October 31, 2016 at 5pm CST
  • Review Period: Winter 2016 
  • Notification to All Applicants: February 15, 2017

We were thrilled to receive so many qualified applications for our 2017 School Garden Grant program! The application is now closed and we look forward to reviewing all applications. 

All notifications, regardless of status, will be sent by February 15, 2017. Grant checks will be mailed in the following months.

Missed the deadline? Please sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to learn when this opportunity will be available next Fall! 



For all of our helpful garden resources, including FAQs, the Garden Resource Center, and success stories, visit our School Gardens landing page.

Email grants@wholekidsfoundation.org with any questions.

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