2019 Western Growers Foundation School Garden Grant Now Open!

We are excited to announce that Western Growers Foundation is now accepting applications for our School Garden Grant Program!

The grant period consists of two 1-year cycles. This grant will provide up to $2,000 in year 1 and up to $1,000 in year 2 in support of a new, start-up school garden to enhance the STEM curriculum.

To be eligible for this grant, schools must be located in California or Arizona and satisfy one of the following:

Western Growers Foundation School Garden Grant (Closed)

Applications are now open! Apply here.
Applications will be accepted from California and Arizona schools, grades K-12, to support a new or existing school garden. In order to be eligible for the Western Growers Foundation School Garden Grant, the school or entity must be classified as one of the following

2015 WGF & Driscoll's Edible Garden Grant (CLOSED)

Western Growers Foundation has partnered with Driscoll’s as a part of their Regional Community Grants Program to award $10,000 in edible school garden grants. WGF will award twenty $500 grants to K-12 schools throughout Merced, Monterey, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, Shasta, Tehama and Ventura counties. This grant is only available to schools with a large low-income Latino student population and/or Migrant Education Program. Schools that don't meet these requirements and/or aren't located within the above mentioned California counties will not be eligible.

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2016 Arizona Edible School Garden Grant (CLOSED)

Western Growers Foundation proudly partners with the Arizona Department of Agriculture to offer a competitive grant to K–12 Arizona schools. Twenty five schools will receive $1,500 each—plus seeds and educational materials—to grow and sustain their edible gardens. The grants will be awarded in time for the 2016 Spring planting season.

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