2017 Grants Available to Gardens

Illinois School yard Habitat Action Grant Program
Deadline: November 30, 2017
These grants are focused on conservation practices, so funding may not apply to the vegetable production but might help with native perennial planting and supporting the triple B’s (Birds, Bees, and Butterflies). See this link for details: https://www.dnr.illinois.gov/education/Pages/grants.aspx.

Year of Public Arts 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project
Deadline: 2-24-17
If you are thinking about an art project in your garden, the 50×50 Neighborhood Arts Project seeks to celebrate and create new public art in all 50 wards. See this link for details: https://www.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=4037

Corona Cares
22 grants (2 per month every year) valued at 1,000 each are awarded to community garden projects. See this link for details: http://www.coronatoolsusa.com/corona-cares-application

Home Depot Community Impact Grant
Scheduled to open up February 1, 2017, 5,000 gift cards are distributed to recipients for tools and supplies. See this link for details: https://corporate.homedepot.com/grants/community-impact-grants

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