Grants for Gardens

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Grants for Gardens


Sponsored by Annie’s Homegrown, Inc.

Contact:Annie’s Homegrown, Inc.
1610 5th St.
Berkeley, CA 94710
Phone: 800.288.1089
Email: Use the online contact form available at
Description:Annie's Homegrown, Inc. offers grants to schools and educational programs to build school gardens. Since 2008, Annie’s has helped fund more than 400 school gardens. Eligible programs must be associated with kindergarten through grade 12 schools within the United States and must focus on connecting children to real food. Funds may be used to buy gardening tools, seeds, or other needed supplies.

The online grant application form is available on the website. Applicants have two different garden types to choose from: (1) the getting started garden, which provides funding for a brand-new school garden program; or (2) the digging deeper garden, which provides funding to deepen an existing school garden program.

Eligible applicants are kindergarten through grade 12 public, private, and charter schools and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. All grant recipients are required to send photos and fill out an evaluation form six months after receiving the grant.
Eligibility:Public, Private, Charter, Other (including homeschool, 501 (c)(3) organizations)
Award(s):Grants of $3,000 are awarded to new school garden programs, and three grants of $5,000 are awarded to existing school garden programs.
Deadline(s):Online applications are accepted August 1 through November 1, 2019.
Focus:Agriculture, Environmental Education, General Education, Recreation
Grade Level(s):K-2, 3-5, 6-8, 9-12
21st Century
Themes and Skills:
Environmental Literacy, Health Literacy
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