* 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.
Seeking 20 dedicated teachers within the United States who strive to bring STEM and healthy living from the garden to the classroom. These teachers will receive a $500-$2,000 grant, gardening supplies, and BirdSleuth’s Habitat Connections kit. Funds may be used to support the building or revitalization of school gardens.
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.