Garden Grant Program

Kids who grow veggies, eat veggies, so school gardens can make a big difference. Through our Garden Grant program, schools and non-profit organizations turn outdoor spaces into powerful hands-on learning gardens that connect kids with food, spark their curiosity and support classroom curriculum.

Type

Monetary Grant

Eligibility

K–12 Schools or Non-Profit Organizations in U.S./Canada

Grant Value

$3,000

About the Program

Our Garden Grant program provides a $3,000 monetary grant to support a new or existing edible educational garden located at either a:

  • K–12 School
  • 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves children in the K-12 grade range

Eligibility

To be eligible to apply for this grant, the school or organization must meet the below criteria:

  • Be a charter or public school including tribally controlled and Bureau of Indian Education schools, non-profit private school, or a non-profit organization or tribal entity that serves children in the K-12 age range
  • Engage at least 10 children on a regular basis
  • Be growing edible plants in your garden
  • For previous Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant recipients:
    • Eligible to re-apply if you received your previous grant funds in 2019 or earlier and have complete the required follow-up documentation

Questions?

Emails us at grants@wholekidsfoundation.org with any additional questions.

Application Opens

February 15, 2021

Application Closes

March 31, 2021

Notification of All Applicants

August 2, 2021

Packages Arrive

September 2021

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