Bee Grant

In partnership with The Bee Cause Project.

The Bee Grant program allows for schools and non-profit organizations to receive support for educational bee hives, so students can observe bees up close and learn about the vital role these pollinators play in our food system.

Type

Monetary Grant or Equipment Grant

Eligibility

K-12 Schools or Non-Profit Organizations in the U.S./Canada

Grant Value

$2,000

About the Program

Four Grant Options

  1. Monetary Grant of $1,500 to support the success of a honey bee hive educational program
  2. Observation hive: equipment grant of a custom-made indoor observation hive from The Bee Cause Project.
  3. Traditional Langstroth Hive: equipment grant an outdoor hive with Starter Kit
  4. Top Bar Hive: equipment grant of an outdoor top bar hive with Starter Kit

What's Included

All equipment grants include a small monetary grant of $300 to cover the first year of expenses. Grant recipients also receive remote consultation and assistance with Beekeeper partnership from The Bee Cause Project.

For more information on each grant option, please read the Program Overview and Support Guide on The Bee Cause Project’s Resources page.

Questions?

Attend our webinars for more information about the application process and the best practices on getting your bees approved. Our 2018 Webinars can be found here and here.

For any general questions regarding the Honey bee hive grant process or if you need support in the bee approval process email The Bee Cause Project. Email us with any technical questions or issues regarding your online application.

Application Opened

September 1, 2019

Part I Closed

October 15, 2019 at 6pm EST/5pm CST

Part II Closed

October 31, 2019 at 6pm EST/5pm CST

Notification of All Applicants

December 7, 2019

Delivery of Grant Package

No later than end of January 2020

Application Update

We were thrilled to receive so many qualified applications for our 2019 Bee Grant program! The application is now closed and we look forward to reviewing all applications.

All notifications, regardless of status, will be sent by December 7, 2019. Grant packages will be mailed in the following months.

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Additional Resources