USDA Farm to School Grant

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The USDA Farm to School Grant application is now open. These are district-wide, national grants that require a great deal of coordination with the formation of a committee and administrative support. To learn more about this opportunity, visit http://www.fns.usda.gov/farmtoschool/farm-school-grant-program.    The Maine School Garden Network (and Maine Farm to School Network) is happy to support school districts seeking this award by … Read More

Safer Brand Grants

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Safer Brand, a company that sells organic gardening products, just announced they will be starting an annual school garden grant to help kids build healthy habits through gardening! WHAT: $500 Grant WHO: for schools who wish to start a new school garden WHEN: Send submissions between September 1st and December 1st, notifications no later than February 1st HOW:  You can apply … Read More

Grant Feature: NRCM 2016

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Natural Resources Council of Maine (NRCM) is excited to offer the following grant opportunity: HOW MUCH: $500 WHO: Middle School (6th, 7th, and 8th grade) teachers and clubs in Maine WHAT: Projects that educate students about the value of Maine’s environment and engage them in the effort of protecting it WHEN (DEADLINE): December 1st, 2016; Decisions and awards are made … Read More