School and Community Garden Grants Kitchen Gardeners International has launched the Sow It Forward grants program, offering $600 mini-grants for community and school groups interested in starting or expanding food garden projects. The $600 grant consists of a $300 cash grant, a $200 giftcard to Gardeners Supply Co as well as vegetable seeds and other garden resources.
The simple online application is due January 11, 2013. Learn more about the Sow It Forward grants program and apply on behalf of your own garden group or spread the word to others in your community!
Bag It Plastic Free School Contest
The Johnson Ohana Charitable Foundation awarded a grant to ReelThing Films to provide theBag It educational DVD and curriculum to 200 schools across the country in an effort to raise awareness about plastic waste and find community solutions. To inspire action, Bag It is hosting the Plastic Free School Contest to encourage teachers and students to come up with creative, inventive projects and solutions that kids can do in their communities. Through this interactive contest, students will delve into the world of social impact and learn how rewarding it is to make a difference and create real change.
Know a student or teacher? Share the news of the Plastic Free School Contest to encourage teachers and students to come up with plastic free solutions.
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