October 15 – Application deadline for Whole Kids Foundation School Garden Grant. This $2,000 grant supports edible educational gardens on school grounds.
A few Newton schools have successfully applied for this grant, including Underwood (pictured above) and Pierce.
About the Program
“At Whole Kids Foundation, we know that the more kids know and feel connected to their food, the more curious they become about how things grow or taste, and the more willing they are to try new foods. This is why we believe in edible garden learning spaces!”
The Garden Grant program provides a $2,000 monetary grant to support a new or existing edible educational garden at either a:
- K–12 School
- 501(c)(3) Non-profit working in partnership with a K–12 school
- 501(c)(3) non-profit organization