It may seem like a strange time to start looking for grants for a school garden since the days are getting shorter. Most school garden grant deadlines are in the fall, however, so there is time for planning and execution of the grant money before the actual planting of gardens need to occur in the spring. Below we have collected a few grant opportunities to help you in your funding.
The gardeners must be getting the itch to plan their gardens as we have gotten numerous requests lately for grants for community and school gardens. We have received requests for grants for gardens that will simply beautify a community. Some requests are more a necessity, to grow food for people without access to fruits and vegetables. Schools have been asking for grants to add a garden to their school curriculum, to teach healthy eating, nutrition, and science. No matter why you want to start or upgrade a garden, below are some grant opportunities that may help you.