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Captain Planet Foundation

On Going - No Deadline
The Captain Planet Foundation primarily makes grants to U.S. based schools and organizations with an annual operating budget of less than $3 million. Grants are made for activities that conform to the mission of the Captain Planet Foundation which is to: promote and support high-quality educational programs that enable children and youth to understand and appreciate our world through learning experiences that engage them in active, hands-on projects to improve the environment in their schools and communities.
Box Tops 4 Education

On Going - No Deadline
Cash for box tops to fund your garden activities
American Honda Foundation

On Going - No Deadline
Grants provided in the fields of youth education and science education.
California Fertilizer Foundation (CFF)

On Going - No Deadline
Over the years, we have expanded our program and are now able to annually provide 24 grants for $1,200 each to schools throughout California (12 awarded twice a year). At the end of each year, winning schools can re-apply for a progress grant of $1,500 and a free agricultural field trip. Through the garden program, CFF provides direct funding to California schools for garden projects.
The Fruit Tree Planting Foundation (FTPF)

On Going - No Deadline
Plants schoolyard orchards, creating a source of tasty, nutritious snacks for decades to come.
Schoolyard Habitat Program

On Going - No Deadline
A Service schoolyard habitat project is a naturalized habitat area that is created by students, for students. Schools or organizations serving kindergarten through 12th grade students are eligible for funding and may receive up to $8,000 for their projects. They must be working cooperatively with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to be eligible for funding consideration. For more information about the Schoolyard Habitat Program in California contact: Carolyn Martus, Biologist U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Carlsbad Fish and Wildlife Office 6010 Hidden Valley Road, Suite 101 Carlsbad, CA 92011 phone: (760) 431-9440 x297 fax: (760) 431-5902 email: Carolyn_Martus@fws.gov
Target Field Trip Grants

On Going - No Deadline
Grants of up to $700 each will be awarded. Types of eligible field trips include art, science, and cultural museum visits; community service and civic projects; and career enrichment opportunities. Funds may be used to cover trip-related costs such as transportation, ticket fees, resource materials, and supplies.
Armstrong School Garden Program

On Going - No Deadline
Looking for schools within 5 miles of any of the neighborhood Armstrong Garden Centers that have started a garden and may be having trouble either financially, physically or educationally keeping it growing strong. Our school gardens focus on edible planting of vegetables and fruits. Each school should be press-friendly, since we would like surrounding communities to take pride in the work the students have put into their school garden.
Garden Design Grant Program

On Going - No Deadline
Each year California Native Garden Foundation (CNGF) makes grants to K-12 schools, nonprofit organizations, and institutions of higher education. Types of support include garden design services, in-kind donations of plants and landscape materials, volunteer assistance, and direct financial assistance. Grant amounts are limited to $1,000 for in-kind assisistance, $500 in direct cash assistance, and $5,000 for design services. Grants are reviewed by the CNGF board. A typical grant cycle is about 5 months.
Community Impact Grants

September 1, 2015
Grants, up to $5,000, are available to IRS-registered 501c designated organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.
PLT GreenWorks! Grants

September 30, 2015
PLT offers grants for service-learning projects that improve schools or restore natural habitats. This year, grants will be awarded up to a maximum of $1,000.
Herb Society of America - Donald Samull Classroom Herb Garden Grant

October 1, 2015
Public and/or private 3rd through 6th grade teachers, with classes of a minimum of 15 students may apply for an indoor or an outdoor herb garden grant. The Herb Society of America will award four (4) schools each year indoor window sill herb gardens. The classrooms selected will receive three (3) windowsill herb garden kits including pots, soil, seeds and educational materials to use in the classroom. The Herb Society of America will provide the educational materials. The Herb Society of America will select five (5) schools/classrooms to receive $200 "Seed Money" to establish an outdoor herb garden. The funds may be used for supplies such as soil, plant trays, containers, child or youth sized tools, etc. The school may need to seek additional funding and support from other sources. The Herb Society of America will provide the educational materials and herb seeds.
Fall 2015 Jamba Juice "It's All About the Fruit and Veggies" Garden Grant

October 2, 2015
Join Jamba Juice and KidsGardening.org as we Team Up to celebrate five great years of garden grants! This year Jamba Juice, in partnership with KidsGardening.org, will offer 60 grants in two cycles. By the end of 2015, Jamba Juice will have provided over 200 grants totaling $100,000 for schools and youth gardens. Now that’s a great reason for us all to raise a smoothie!
Lowe's Toolbox for Education

October 16, 2015
Grants between $2000 to $5000. If 1,500 applications are received prior to the deadline, the application process will close at that time. Lowe's seeks ways to provide the tools that help our educators and parent groups through today’s challenging times efficiently, while providing the greatest impact, with basic necessities taking priority.
Whole Kids Foundation

October 31, 2015
To be eligible for the $2,000(US$) School Garden Grant, an applicant must be a non profit k-12 school (public, private or charter - elementary, middle,or secondary)and/or a 501(c)(3)organization that is developing or currently maintaining a garden project on school grounds that will engage children with fresh fruits and vegetables. Application period should open September 1, 2015
Herb Society of America - Grant for Educators

December 31, 2015
The Herb Society of America's mission is to promote the knowledge, use and delight of herbs through educational programs, research, and sharing the experience of its members with the community. The Grant for Educators challenges individuals, groups or small businesses to develop and deliver learning experiences to the public. Each year, the Grant Committee anticipates funding one or two grants for a total of $5,000.
Katie's Krops

December 31, 2015
Katie's Krops grant winners are required to start and maintain a vegetable garden for a minimum of one planting season. The grantee(s) must donate the entire harvest from the garden to people in need in their community. This may be done through direct donations to families in need or by donating the harvest to soup kitchens or organizations that feed the needy.




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