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Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the School Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to support an edible educational garden on the grounds of a K-12 school. Schools, or a non-profit organization working in partnership with a school, may apply.

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!

2017 US School Garden Grant Program: OPENING SOON 

  • 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 2016 School Garden Grant program! The application is now closed and we look forward to reviewing all applications. All applicants will be notified by February 15, 2016. Grant checks will be mailed by the end of March.

Missed the deadline?

Please sign up for our newsletter or follow us on Facebook or Twitter to receive updates on when this opportunity will be available next Fall!

Better yet, get started on your application now. The application will be submitted online but you can get a sense of the questions from last year’s application.


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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