Thank you for your interest in The Seeds of Change Grant Program.
The program officially begins on Monday, March 3, 2014, so please check back soon to enter.
We look forward to receiving your submission and the opportunity to help your garden grow.


We’re awarding two (2)
$20,000 grants and
fifteen (15) $10,000 grants.

Submit an entry on behalf
of your organization!

Vote now and help your favorite community or school garden project earn one of our grants.

Grant recipients will be announced on 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 $190,000 in grants to support sustainable, community-based gardening & farming programs around the country. Eligible organizations* may apply now to compete to receive one of the two (2) $20,000 grants or fifteen (15) $10,000 grants that will be awarded.

We're awarding $190,000 in grants—and your favorite community or school garden could be
one of the recipients.
The voting period ends on April 21, 2014, 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 on May 5th 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.

$20,000 GRANTS



DeKalb, IL

"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, MA

"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..."

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*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.



Two Recipients
will be awarded $20,000 grants to help their community or school garden or farm
$20,000 grant
Fifteen Recipients
will be awarded $10,000 grants to help their community or school garden or farm
$10,000 grant
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Tell us how your garden benefits the community by answering the questions provided.
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March 3-March 31

April 1-April 21
April 22-April 29
May 5


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!