* Be sure to check your local businesses for in-kind donations: nurseries, garden supply and hardware stores, landscape, soil, and irrigation supply stores. They are often happy to contribute to school gardens*
School & Community Garden Grant Opportunities
Be sure to check websites for up to date information.
The Sponsor-A-Hive program will bestow material grants in the form of honey bees, mason bees and/or leafcutter bees, their homes, bee keeping equipment and information on how to care for the bees
$500 - $2,500 for environmental stewardship projects
Civic/Community Improvements; Education (all relating to horticulture)
Grants are geared toward community involvement & schools are encouraged to apply. Up to $1,500 plus more.
Many different school garden grant opportunities posted on their website
Restoration, forestry, conservation, community grants of $1,000.
Grants schools/classrooms to receive $200 "Seed Money" to establish an indoor or outdoor herb garden.
Periodic grant offerings. Watch for future opportunities.
$500 garden supply grant
Grant applications due in Fall & Spring each year. Grants range from $2,000 -$5,000 for school projects. Schools must apply.
School garden grants. Preference given to rain, pollinator, native habitat, and other natural infrastructure projects. Food gardens will also be funded. $1,000 - $2,000
Grassroots Grants of up to $1,500 are awarded to local communities to help bring edible gardens, flower gardens, and public green spaces to even more neighborhoods in the United States.
WGA offers grants of $1,000 and $1,500 plus garden start-up supplies. Award money must be used mainly for supplies. Applications due November and June of each year.
$2,000 available for start-up or continuing garden programs.