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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. Grant funds will be awarded for projects taking place in 2018.

 

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

 

Applications for the 2018 growing season were due on Friday, September 29, 2017.

 

  • Awards will be announced after November 13, 2017.
  • Projects awarded funding must submit a Final Report by August 31, 2018.

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.