According to NGA's website, gardens should emphasize one or more of the following:
- educational focus or curricular/program integration
- nutrition or plant-to-food connections
- environmental awareness/education
- social aspects of gardening such as leadership development, team building, community support or service learning.
Applicants should plan to garden with at least 15 children ages 3-18 years old.
NGA and Home Depot will distribute 100 grants. Five grants will value $1000 and 95 grants will value $500.
The deadline for the grants is November 2, 2009. Winners will be announced in Februrary 2010.
For more information about this particular grant, visit http://www.kidsgardening.org/YGG.asp
For additional grant opportunities, visit the Funding and Grant section at www.gotdirtwisconsin.org