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Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the School Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to a primary or secondary school, or a nonprofit working in partnership with a primary or secondary school, to support a new or existing edible garden on school grounds.

2015 School Garden Grant Program

2015 School Garden Grant recipients have been announced!

From the 1,400 amazing applications we received, 650 School Gardens across the United and States and Canada have been selected for a $2,00 School Garden Grant! Go to our recipient map to see where the gardens landed in all 50 States and 6 Canadian provinces.

All applicants, regardless of our decision, were announced in early February. All garden grant packages have been mailed and will be received by the end of March. Please email gardens@wholekidsfoundation.org with any questions.

2016 School Garden Grant Program

Application Open: September 1st, 2015
Application Closed: October 31st, 2015
Review Period: Winter 2016
Notification of all applicants: Spring 2016

Interested? Stay tuned and sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to receive updates! Email gardens@wholekidsfoundation.org with any questions.

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Want more inspiration? Check out our School Garden success stories!

The Latest Buzz: Honey Bee Grant Program

We’re in the process of developing a grant program that will bring beehives to school gardens in the future. Please read our Honey Bee FAQ for more information. Stay tuned for information on this great new program!

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Garden Success Stories

Garden inspiration from our previous grant recipients. 

Garden Grant Recipients

Check out this map to see where we are growing healthy kids!

Garden Resources Center

Guidance on starting and maintaining a flourishing school garden.