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2012-2013 National Gardening Association Grant Programs
2012 Subaru Healthy Sprouts Award
For the third year, Subaru of America Inc. present the Healthy Sprouts Award. Fifty recipients will be selected by National Gardening Association to receive a $600 garden package with funding to enhance or begin garden programs focused on nutrition and hunger issues.
Grant applications are due: October 31st, 2012
Winners are announced: November 30th, 2012
2013 Mantis Tiller Award
Mantis presents the17th year of the Mantis Tiller Awards to charitable and educational garden projects that enhance the quality of life in their host communities. National Gardening Association will select 25 outstanding applicants to receive Mantis tiller/cultivators. This grant is open to community gardens, youth groups, camps, clubs, treatment facilities, non-profits, and inter-generational groups throughout the United States.
Grant applications are due: March 7th, 2013
Winners are announced: April 30th, 2012
2013 Youth Garden Grant
The Home Depot Garden Club presents its sixth year funding the Youth Garden Grant. National Gardening Association will select one hundred awards to schools, youth groups, community centers, camps, clubs, treatment facilities, and inter-generational groups throughout the United States. Program focus includes environmental education initiatives, gardening for health and nutrition, rain garden development, and general youth education garden programs.
Grant applications are due: December 3rd, 2012
Winners are announced:February 19th, 2013
2013 Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grant
For the third year, the Muhammad Ali Center and Yum! Brands Foundation present the Muhammad Ali Center Peace Garden Grant. Schools within the United States must have a student body eligible for 50% or more reduced or free lunches. National Gardening Association will award 50 programs. This is a global initiative; all countries and territories are eligible to apply. The selection of winners is based on the demonstrated relationship between the garden program and peace studies, and nutrition and hunger issues.
Grant Applications open: September 21st, 2012 (on the International Day of Peace)
Grant applications are due: January 2nd, 2013
Winners are announced:March 7th, 2013
2013 Jamba Juice “It’s All About the Fruit and Veggies”
Jamba presents the third year of garden grants. Select recipients must be within a 50 mile radius will of a Jamba Juice store. Schools, community organizations, and non-profit programs in the United States are welcome to apply. The selection of winners is based on a program focus that includes health and nutrition and healthy lifestyle initiatives.
Coming soon in Fall 2012