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2019 Gro More Grassroots Grant

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

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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KidsGardening and The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation

Deadline Date:

02/15/19 11:59 PM PST


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Grants of $500 and grants of $1,000 to USA and territories nonprofits, IHEs, schools, and agencies for developing and expanding garden programs for youth. Funding is intended to bring greenspaces to more communities and to specifically encourage youth interest in gardening.

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

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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 2019 Gro More Grassroots Grant is open to all nonprofit organizations in the United States planning to use the funds to install new or expand existing gardens or greenspaces. 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 online grant application will be available starting on Wednesday, January 2, 2019.

Applications must be submitted by Friday, February 15, 2019 at 11:59 PST.

Winners will be announced March 20, 2019.

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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.

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132 Intervale Road
Burlington, VT 05401

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