LRGreen Project

LRGreen Project is a community garden program that provides grants to community gardens, school gardens, and other educational programs that support the spirit of community that comes from nurturing a shared plot of land. It has a yearly grant total of $6,000.

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Key Dates:

  • The application period opens January 1, 2018 and closes February 1, 2018, 3:00 PM
  • Winners will be selected and notified by February 8, 2018. ¬†All applicants will be notified of their status by February 15, 2018.
  • Funds will be distributed by February 15, 2018

Eligibility:

Who can apply for community garden funds?

  • Public Schools
  • Private Charter Schools
  • Private Schools with 501c3 non-profit status
  • Established Community Gardens
  • Neighborhood Communities wishing to start a garden

Funds:

Funds may be used to buy gardening tools, seeds, or other gardening supplies for edible gardens. Financial reporting is not required from participants.

Application Details:

Our online application form is located here. Please do not e-mail your application as we can only accept online submissions through the form.

Tips!

Please consider the following points when drafting your application.

  • Who is the community that has access to your garden? Are their any educational opportunities?
  • If applicable, who will design your garden?
  • How is the tending of your garden organized?
  • How will your funds be used? A simple detailed budget is very helpful.

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