We’re awarding a total
of $200,000 in grants to
34 garden projects.
Submit an entry on behalf of
your school or organization!
Vote now and help your favorite community or school garden project earn one of our grants.
Grant recipients will be announced on or about May 5th
And the grant recipients are...
At Seeds of Change®, we’re committed to helping you create a healthier, more sustainable
community. That’s why we’re awarding grants to support sustainable, community-based gardening & farming programs around the country. Eligible organizations* may apply. Application must be received by March 30, 2015.
We're awarding $200,000 in grants—and your favorite community or school garden could be
one of the recipients. The voting period ends on April 20, 2015, and you may vote once per calendar day. So come back often to help the garden or farm of your choice.
The votes are in! Check back in May to see if your favorite community or school garden will be receiving a Seeds of Change® grant. In the meantime, we invite you to see this year's Top 50 grant applicants, as decided by your votes.
We are proud to announce this year’s Seeds of Change® grant recipients. These gardens reflect the passion and dedication of the people who nurtured them—and are helping their communities by providing healthy, sustainably grown food.
DEKALB COUNTY ILLINOIS
"DeKalb County Community Gardens takes an innovative approach to end hunger at the local level through community involvement, education, and commitment to environmental stewardship..."
MEDWAY COMMUNITY FARM
"MCF is a non-profit farm that empowers our community to grow, buy and value local, sustainable food while promoting conservation, healthy lifestyle choices and farm-based education..."
*Eligible organizations must meet both of the following criteria: (1) They must be a U.S. private for-profit or public or private not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organization that (2) focuses on at least one of the following areas: community-based farming or gardening; public school gardens; food & nutrition education; farming and agriculture education or sustainable farming. Organizations that are linked to a specific town, township, watershed, county or other delineated area, are able to engage such community for participation and support. See program guidelines for more information.
PLEDGE TO PLANT
We're so encouraged by the 1,700 Pledge To Plant commitments made last month! We're still in the process of reaching out to the 50 winners and will make the announcement soon. Stay tuned and thanks for your commitment to growing a healthier, more sustainable world!