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Calendar Is Arranged by Application Deadline Date

Captain Planet ecoSolution Grant

On Going - No Deadline
Each ecoSolution Grant ranges from $500 to $2,500 and funds solution-oriented, youth-led projects that result in real environmental outcomes. The application is open to all educators working with youth in the United States. Updated 9-4-17
Box Tops 4 Education

On Going - No Deadline
Cash for collection of many different types of box tops to fund your garden activities. Updated 9-4-17
American Honda Foundation

On Going - No Deadline
Grants provided for projects with a specific focus on the STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) subjects in addition to the environment, job training and literacy. Updated 9-4-17
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Schoolyard Habitat Program

On Going - No Deadline
Funding available for school projects such as: • Habitat Restoration • Outreach and Education: training classroom teachers to develop conservation projects at schools; and collaborative habitat conservation in cooperation with community based groups. For more information about the Schoolyard Habitat Program in California, contact: San Diego National Wildlife Refuge Chantel Jimenez, Phone (619) 476-9150 1080 Gunpowder Point Dr. Chula Vista, CA 91910 Email: Updated 9-4-17
Armstrong $30 Gift Card Donations

On Going - No Deadline
One-time(every 12 months)$30 gift card preferably to a school within 5 miles of an Armstrong Garden Nursery. Updated 9-4-17
Ca Native Garden Foundation Educational Garden Design Grant Program

On Going - No Deadline
Types of support include garden design services, in-kind donations of plants and landscape materials, volunteer assistance, and direct financial assistance. A typical grant cycle is about 5 months. Grant amounts are limited to $1,000 for in-kind assistance, $500 in direct cash assistance, and $5,000 for design services. Updated 9-4-17
Lowe's Toolbox for Education

September 29, 2017
Grants for $2,000-$5,000 for projects that meet the mission of that school. Sample projects include a reading garden, vegetable garden, school landscaping project and physical fitness area. Updated 9-4-17
Green Education Foundation Green Thumb Challenge Grant

September 30, 2017
Green Education Foundation and Gardener's Supply Co. will award a $500 prize for a chronicle of your established school garden. The award is designed to support the continued sustainability of an exceptional youth garden program. Updated 9-4-17
Project Learning Tree GreenWorks Grant

September 30, 2017
Project Learning Tree offers GreenWorks Grants up to $1,000 to schools and youth organizations for environmental service-learning projects that link classroom learning to the real world. Students implement an action project they help design to green their school or to improve an aspect of their neighborhood's environment. Updated 9-4-17
Target Field Trip Grants

October 1, 2017
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. Grant funds could be used to visit demonstration gardens such as Olivewood Gardens and Learning Center, Suzie's Farm, the Flower Fields or a local school garden for inspiration.
Herb Society Samull Herb Garden Grant

October 1, 2017
The Herb Society of America will select ten (10) grade 3-6 classrooms to receive $200 "Seed Money" to establish an indoor or outdoor herb garden. The funds may be used for supplies such as soil, plant trays, containers, child or youth sized tools, etc. Updated 9-4-17
BirdSleuth School Garden Grants

October 8, 2017
BirdSleuth K-12 will award 20 grants to U.S. teachers who strive to take the classroom outside and reconnect students with the natural world. Teachers will receive a $500-$2,000 grant, gardening supplies, and BirdSleuth's Habitat Connections kit. Funds may be used to support the building or revitalization of school gardens. Updated 9-4-17
Seeds for Education Grant

October 15, 2017
The Seeds for Education Grant Program gives cash grants under $500 for plants and seeds, and in-kind donations from nursery partners. Grants are for projects planned and implemented by teachers and students to enhance their schoolyards with butterfly gardens, nature trails, prairies, woodland wildflower preserves, etc. Updated 9-4-17
The Village Garden Club of La Jolla Grant for San Diego Schools

October 17, 2017
The Village Garden Club of La Jolla is pleased to offer garden grants to selected applicants representing K-8 public or private elementary and middle schools in the city and county of San Diego. The Grant Committee will determine the individual amounts awarded to each recipient. If you are interested in applying for a grant, please submit your grant application by October 18, 2017.
FoodCorps Whole Kids School Garden Grant

November 15, 2017
Created in partnership with FoodCorps, Whole Kids Foundation's School Garden Grant program provides $2,000 monetary grants to K-12 schools, or nonprofits working in partnership with K-12 schools, to support new or existing edible gardens on school grounds. Updated 9-4-17
California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

December 31, 2017
Foundation provides a variety of grants and scholarships to teachers to support them in educating youth about agriculture. New grants added every year. Updated 9-3-17
Wal-Mart Community Grant Program

December 31, 2017
Awards grants of $250 to $2,500 through Walmart stores, Sam's Clubs and Logistics facilities for projects focused on Opportunity, Sustainability and Community. Updated 9-4-17
Home Depot Community Impact Grants

December 31, 2017
Grants, up to $5,000, for the purchase of tools, materials or services are available to schools in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Updated 9-4-17
Garden Inspirations - Therapeutic Garden Grants

January 1, 2018
This is an annual award for therapeutic garden grants. 2018 applications available early 2018 Updated 9-4-17
California Fertilizer Foundation School Garden Grant Program

January 15, 2018
Direct funding to California schools for starting a school garden or expanding an existing one. Goal is to put a garden in every interested school. Updated 9-4-17
National Education Association Foundation Student Achievement Grants

February 1, 2018
Grants for projects that engage students in critical thinking and problem solving. Grant amounts available are $2,000 and $5,000 and can be used for resource materials, supplies, equipment, transportation, technology, or scholars-in-residence. Updated 9-4-17
Voya Unsung Heroes Awards Program

April 30, 2018
Grants are given to K-12 educators utilizing new teaching methods and techniques that improve learning. Projects are judged on their innovative method; creativity; and ability to positively influence students. Updated 9-4-17
National Wildlife Federation’s Trees for Wildlife

September 1, 2018
Tree give-away events. The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) provides free native tree seedlings to NWF partners who in turn plant them through local restoration projects or community tree giveaway events. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Updated 9-4-17