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Tuesday, November 12, 2013

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School and Youth Garden Grants
A new posting from Julia Parker-Dickerson (Director of Youth Education Programs, National Gardening Association)

Hello!  I'm the Youth Education Programs Director at the National Gardening Association, a 501c3.  This year we have a number of open grant programs that can help to start or sustain an established garden.  We have 150 awards open to schools, youth groups, and community gardens at present and more expected to open as the year goes on!  We are offering 50 of our awards to any and all international garden programs as well as United States based youth gardens.  I have included links directly to applications below. You can also visit:


2013 Healthy Sprouts: Applications due November 15th, 2013

For the fifth year, the Subaru of America Foundation and National Gardening Association are proud to present the Subaru Healthy Sprouts Award. In 2013, 50 youth and school gardens will be awarded funding and supplies to begin or sustain programming. 47 programs will receive a $500 award package, 3 top winners will receive $1,500 awards.


2014 Youth Garden Grant Award: Applications due Due December 6th, 2013

National Gardening Association is proud to announce the 2014 Youth Garden Grant award. This year’s award is brought to you by supporters of the National Gardening Association and generous contributions from Ames True Temper, High Mowing Seeds, Rustic Cedar, and Bonnie Plants, who will be supplying materials to the award winners. Twenty award winners will receive $1,000 in supplies and funding.


2014 Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grant: Applications due January 17th, 2014

Now in its fourth year, the Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grant will provide 50 programs, in the United States and internationally, funding and supplies to begin or sustain garden programming for youth. To date, over 150 programs in 13 countries around the world have been awarded.


2014 Mantis Tiller Award: Applications Due March 7th, 2014

Mantis and proudly present the 2014 Mantis Tiller Awards! For the past 18 years, this program has provided 25 tillers to gardening programs across the United States. In the past, winners have included schools, churches, correctional facilities, parks departments, youth camps, community gardens, and many others.



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