Garden Grants

* 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.

Honeybee Conservancy

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

Captain Planet

$500 - $2,500 for environmental stewardship projects

To give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. - See more at: http://captainplanetfoundation.org/apply-for-grants/#sthash.H1hL6cpu.dpuf
To give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. - See more at: http://captainplanetfoundation.org/apply-for-grants/#sthash.H1hL6cpu.dpuf
small grant requests for amounts between $500 – $2,500 - See more at: http://captainplanetfoundation.org/apply-for-grants/#sthash.H1hL6cpu.dpuf
small grant requests for amounts between $500 – $2,500 - See more at: http://captainplanetfoundation.org/apply-for-grants/#sthash.H1hL6cpu.dpuf

Colorado Garden Foundation

Civic/Community Improvements; Education (all relating to horticulture)

Fiskars — Project Orange Thumb

Grants are geared toward community involvement & schools are encouraged to apply. Up to $1,500 plus more.

GardenABCs

Many different school garden grant opportunities posted on their website

GreenWorks: Project Learning Tree

Restoration, forestry, conservation, community grants of $1,000.

Herb Society of America

Grants schools/classrooms to receive $200 "Seed Money" to establish an indoor or outdoor herb garden. 

Junior Master Gardener Program

Periodic grant offerings. Watch for future opportunities.

KidsGardening

$500 garden supply grant

Lowe’s Toolbox for Education

Grant applications due in Fall & Spring each year. Grants range from $2,000 -$5,000 for school projects. Schools must apply.

The Nature Conservancy - Nature Works Everywhere

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

Scott's Miracle Gro

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.

Western Growers Foundation

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.

Whole Kids Grant

$2,000 available for start-up or continuing garden programs.