Awards will be given to 30 schools and organizations planning to start a garden in 2011. A minimum of 15 students ages 3-18 must participate in the garden. Applications must demonstrate the "relationship between the garden program and education related to environmental, nutrition and hunger issues in the United States."
As stated on its website, grant recipients will receive,
- "a $500 gift certificate to the Gardening with Kids catalog and online store for basic youth gardening supplies and supporting educational material.
- NGA's Eat a Rainbow Kit, chock full of engaging taste education and nutrition lessons
- a literature package from NGA"
Applications are due by Oct. 1, 2010.
Apply today to make that school garden dream a reality!