COMING SOON

Thank you for your interest in The Seeds of Change Grant Program.
The program officially begins on Monday, March 2, 2015, 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 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.

$20,000 GRANTS


winner

DEKALB COUNTY ILLINOIS

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..."

winner

MEDWAY COMMUNITY FARM

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.

 

GRANT DETAILS

$20K Grants
2 schools &
2 community
organizations
will be awarded $20,000 grants to help their gardens or farms
$10K Grants
5 schools &
5 community
organizations
will be awarded $10,000 grants to help their gardens or farms
$1K Grants
10 schools &
10 community
organizations
will be awarded $1,000 grants to help their gardens or farms
APPLYING is EASY
1
Click below to fill out the online application
2
Tell us how your garden benefits the community by answering the questions provided.
3
Upload a photo of your garden (optional)
APPLY

March 2-March 30
VOTE

April 2-April 20
FINALISTS SELECTION
On or about April 22
RECIPIENTS ANNOUNCED
On or about May 5

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Term of Entry: Eligible Organizations may apply between 12:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (“EST”) March 2, 2015 and 11:59 a.m. EDT on March 30, 2015 (“Submission Period”). Any application electronically submitted after the end of the Submission Period will not be accepted. Limit: one (1) entry per Eligible Organization. Odds depend on number of entrants, votes received, and application evaluation. See rules at www.seedsofchangegrant.com for specific eligibility and entry requirements. Sponsor: Seeds of Change®, P.O. Box 4908, Rancho Dominguez, CA 90220. Program not sponsored/endorsed/administered by/associated with Facebook.

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!