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The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Community Garden Academy

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Community Garden Academy


 

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Community Garden Academy grants provide support to begin and maintain thriving community gardens and greenspaces. 

 

Applicants may request support for community gardens, nontraditional gardens, or greenspaces including:

  • Produce for farmers’ markets
  • School gardens
  • Therapeutic gardens
  • Beautification efforts

Funding and/or in-kind support may be awarded to new and existing gardens and greenspaces.

Successful garden projects should involve neighborhood residents, demonstrate positive measurable outcomes, and meet stated objectives. 


Grant Application Process

 

  • Projects awarded funding must submit a Final Report by August 31, 2018.
  • The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation Community Garden Academy grant opportunity is announced in late summer, with a typical application deadline in late September. Visit the Workshops & Deadlines page for more information.

Requirements

 

The fund welcomes applications from organizations that are recognized under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code or those that have a fiscal sponsor.

 

  • Gardens must have a primary impact in Franklin County.
  • Funding must be for a project beginning in the upcoming growing season, and grant requests may not exceed $4,000.
  • A portion of each grant award may be in the form of an in-kind contribution from The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company.

Staff Contacts

 

For questions, contact Hailey Stroup.