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Garden Know How Sponsorship Grant

This year Gardening Know How will be awarding 10 sponsorships to 10 selected community gardens. Each sponsorship will be for $1000!  Deadline for 2016 sponsorship applications is 9/30/16 and the gardens chosen for sponsorship will be informed  by 10/31/16. More information: http://www.gardeningknowhow.com/apply-garden-sponsorship/

 

2017 Sponsor-A-Hive Grant

Sponsor-a-Hive strategically places honey and solitary bees in community gardens, school gardens, and urban farms that provide locally grown food to schools, soup kitchens, senior citizen centers, and communities within food deserts. The application period opened on September 1. The application deadline is November 11, 2016. Applicants will be notified in early December and bees will be delivered to grant winners in April 2017.…

 

Partnerships for Parks - Capacity Fund Grant

Partnerships for Parks  October 1 Capacity Fund Grant is around the corner. Partnerships for Parks provides small grants up to $5000 to support community groups who want to work on NYC Parks property (parks/playgrounds, community gardens, green streets and street trees). In preparation we will be holding two informational webinars on:  ·  August 30th  @ 6:30-7:30pm …

 

Cornell Small Farms Program - Guide to Urban Farming

    Newly Updated! Guide to Urban Farming Farming in an urban area?  You'll want to check out the newly renovated Guide to Urban Farming for 2016. The guide is designed to inform urban farmers about advocating for urban agriculture, accessing and reclaiming land, producing food and farm products in city…

 

NYRP Gardens for the City Program

TRANSFORM YOUR GREEN SPACE   NYRP helps transform a schoolyard. Is there a community space in your neighborhood you’d like to see transformed? If so, apply for help from NYRP below. We provide support for project of various scales—from building a few vegetables beds to large-scale restoration work.  Through the   Gardens for the City   program, NYRP helps…

 

Captain Planet Foundation Small Grant Program 2016

Captain Planet Foundation Small Grant Program 2016:  Grants are made for activities that conform to the mission of the Captain Planet Foundation, which is: To give the next generation of environmental stewards an active understanding and love for the natural world in which they live. The program of funding and supporting hands-on environmental projects is designed to encourage innovative initiatives that inspire and empower…