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Register for GreenThumb's 34th Annual GrowTogether Conference

Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as we celebrate our 40th Anniversary, where we’ll be “Honoring Our Roots” and kicking-off the community gardening season in New York City! The day will be packed with workshops and kids’ activities.  Get your $5 tickets here . Tickets will be $10 at the door on the day of the conference.  The first 500 people to register will receive a special 40th Anniversary gift…

 

GreenThumb GrowTogether Workshop Proposals

It’s that time of year again! We're excited to invite you to submit a workshop proposal for the 34th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether Conference on Saturday, March 31, 2018 . We’ll be at a new location this year – Borough of Manhattan Community College (199 Chambers St., Manhattan). Please submit your proposals by Monday, January 8, 2018 . Help us ring in GreenThumb’s 40 th anniversary through…

 

Apply for Uprooting Racism

Uprooting Racism will be a practical training for community garden leaders to address racism in our communities. We will delve into the history of our community gardens and look at our personal and collective roles as stewards of the land. We will spend time developing tangible action plans for uprooting these dynamics within our own gardens. Preference for this training will be given to members of registered GreenThumb community…

 

Walmart Community Grant Program

The Walmart Foundation offers a Community Grant Program awarding grants from $250 to $2,500. Through this program Walmart Associates support the needs of their communities by providing grants to local organizations. Groups applying must hold nonprofit status, be a recognized government entity, or a faith-based organization. Deadline: Rolling basis until Sunday December 31, 2017 Link: HERE

 

Home Depot Community Impact Grant

The Home Depot Foundation offers grants up to $5,000 to 501C organizations that are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Deadline: Rolling basis until Sunday, December 31, 2017 Link: HERE