Grants

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United States

  • American Heart Association
    The American Heart Association has a “Teaching Gardens” program for grades one through five. Eligible schools receive materials for planting day — including garden beds, soil, seedlings and plants — along with cooking demonstrations, lesson plans, and a Teaching Garden Toolkit.
  • Annie’s Grants for Gardens
    At least 75 students must be actively involved in garden projects receiving grants. Applications open in spring and fall of each year.
  • Healthy Planet
    Healthy Planet US has a goal to see a garden in every American school. They offer a variety of programs for schools across the United States looking to add or expand edible gardens.
  • Big Green
    Big green offers support for low income schools to start or expand a teaching garden. A list of eligible districts is available on their website.
  • Budding Botanist
    Each grant recipient will receive a package of tools and educational materials valued at $500 along with a check for $2,500 to spend on the materials needed to install a new or expand an existing school garden.
  • Food Corps
    Food Corps delivers garden education programs in high-need schools. They help connect children with healthier foods in schools so they can reach their full potential.
  • KidsGardening
    KidsGardening is a leading resource for garden-based educators across the country. They maintain an extensive list of funding programs for school gardens.
  • New York State Ag in the Classroom
  • Oreggia Family Foundation (California)

Canada

  • The Classroom Gardener
    Serving the Lower Mainland, BC, The Classroom Gardener supports teachers and students with a cross-curricular, on-site school garden learning experience.
  • Evergreen Foundation
    Evergreen has compiled an extensive list of gardening grant projects in Canada.
  • Whole Kids Foundation
    Created in partnership with FoodCorps, the garden grant program provides $2000 for new or existing edible garden projects.

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