Gardening Grant Opportunities
Home Depot Community Impact Grants
The application deadline is coming up: Aug. 15, 2014. Grants, up to $5,000, are available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are given in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase of tools, materials, or services.
The mission is to ensure that every veteran has a safe place to call home. As such- priority will be placed on volunteer projects that fit the following criteria.
- Projects that serve veterans and their families, whether that’s repairing homes or improving facilities
- Projects that involve veterans volunteering to help other veterans in the communities where they live
Sow It Forward Food Garden Grants
Plan ahead for the 2015 grant cycle—applications due Jan 9, 2015.
Sow It Forward is the grants and partnership program of Kitchen Gardeners International. The grant is for nonprofit causes or organizations (schools, 501c3s, food banks, community gardens, colleges, libraries, prisons, senior programs, etc.) interested in starting or expanding food garden projects that are of general benefit to their community. Past grantees include school gardens, community gardens, food bank gardens, library gardens, senior gardens, prison gardens and homeless shelter gardens among others.