Garden Grant Program

Kids who grow veggies, eat veggies, so school gardens can make a big difference. Through our Garden Grant program, schools and non-profit organizations turn outdoor spaces into powerful hands-on learning gardens that connect kids with food, spark their curiosity and support classroom curriculum.


Monetary Grant


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

Grant Value


About the Program

Our Garden Grant Program supports edible educational gardens located at a school or non-profit organization. See below to learn more.

Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to support a new or existing edible garden at either a:

  • K–12 School
  • 501(c)(3) Non-profit working in partnership with a K–12 school
  • 501(c)(3) non-profit organization


Attend a Garden Grant Application Process Webinar for more information about the garden grant program and application process. Watch our past 2018 Webinar found here.

Email us with any other questions.

Application Opened

September 1, 2018

Application Closed

October 15, 2018 at 6pm EST/5pm CST

Review Period

November 2018 - February 2019

Notification of All Applicants

February 15, 2019

Application Update

All notifications, regardless of status, will be sent by February 15, 2019. Grant packages will be mailed in the following months.

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