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2020 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant

Grants to USA Nonprofits, Schools, IHEs, and Agencies
for Gardening Programs for Children and Youth

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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KidsGardening and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/14/20 11:59 PM PST

Description:

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Grants of $500 and grants of $1,000 to USA and territories nonprofit organizations, government agencies, universities, and school districts for gardening programs for children and youth. Funding is intended to create and improve green spaces and gardens that serve 15 or more youth in communities across the country.

The 2020 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant presented by The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening is designed to bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens to communities across the United States. Winners will be selected based on their commitment to the maintenance and sustainability of their garden program including plans for growth and future fiscal stability.


GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 184957

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$100,000

Number of Grants:

175

Estimated Size of Grant:

150 grant recipients will be awarded a check for $500 to support their initiatives.

The top 25 programs will receive a check for $1,000.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

The 2020 Gro More Grassroots Grant is open to all nonprofit organizations in the United States and US Territories planning to use the funds to install new or expand existing youth gardens or greenspaces serving at least 15 youth. Organizations must have obtained their 501(c)(3) status or qualify as tax-exempt within the meaning of the Internal Revenue Service code. Examples of tax exempt organizations that may not have a 501(C)(3) status include, school districts, universities and government entities. If you fall into this second category, please provide your EIN number on the application.

If your organization has not achieved 501(c)(3) or tax exempt status, you may apply for a Gro More Grassroots Grant by partnering with a fiscal sponsor who has achieved this status.

Pre-Application Information:

The application will be available in early January 2020.

Applications must be received by Friday, February 14, 2020 at 11:59 PST.

Winners will be announced on March 20, 2020.

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Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online: https://kidsgardeninggrants.limequery.org/467771?lang=en

KidsGardening
132 Intervale Road
Burlington, VT 05401

info@kidsgardening.org

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USA: Alabama;   Alaska;   Arizona;   Arkansas;   California;   Colorado;   Connecticut;   Delaware;   Florida;   Georgia;   Hawaii;   Idaho;   Illinois;   Indiana;   Iowa;   Kansas;   Kentucky;   Louisiana;   Maine;   Maryland;   Massachusetts;   Michigan;   Minnesota;   Mississippi;   Missouri;   Montana;   Nebraska;   Nevada;   New Hampshire;   New Jersey;   New Mexico;   New York City;   New York;   North Carolina;   North Dakota;   Ohio;   Oklahoma;   Oregon;   Pennsylvania;   Rhode Island;   South Carolina;   South Dakota;   Tennessee;   Texas;   Utah;   Vermont;   Virginia;   Washington, DC;   Washington;   West Virginia;   Wisconsin;   Wyoming

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