Check it Out: NEW Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: Welch’s Harvest Grants

Funded by: Welch’s

Description: 100 Schools won a garden last year. Now your school can win too! As a family farmer-owned company that is proud to grow and nurture grapes, Welch's values the importance of healthy eating. Hands-on experiences with planting, tending, and growing gardens provide a dynamic setting for learning and benefit kids of all ages. Now in our second year partnership with Scholastic and the National Gardening Association, Welch's will support school garden programs through Welch's Harvest Grants. We are pleased to invite you to submit an application for your opportunity to win a valuable garden for your school. Entries will be judged by experts at the National Gardening Association and two schools in every state will be selected to receive a Welch's Harvest Grant. Winning schools will receive a customized indoor or outdoor garden package filled with a variety of tools, seeds, educational materials, and more. Five (5) $1,000 gardens and ninety-five (95) $500 gardens will be awarded. Deadline for submission is February 11, 2011, so we encourage you to start working on your grant application today.

Program Areas: Health/PE, Science/Environmental

Recipients: Public School, Private/Charter School

Proposal Deadline: 2/11/11

Average Amount: $500.00 - $1,000.00

Website: http://www2.scholastic.com/browse/article.jsp?id=3752777

Availability: All States