Thought this might interest those of you engaged with youth programs
or urban ag initiatives.
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Date: Tue, 2 Sep 1997 17:48:44 -0500
To: [distlist snipped]
Subject: Garden Grants
>Youth Gardening Grants Are Available
> The National Gardening Association (NGA) has announced that
>applications for its fifteenth annual Youth Garden Grants Program
>are available. NGA, a member-supported organization in Burlington,
>VT, will award 300 grants to schools and youth programs nationwide
>for use during the 1998 growing season.
> Each grant, worth more than $700, consists of quality tools,
>seeds, plants, and garden products contributed by 28 leading
>companies from the lawn and garden industry.
> Gardening programs involving at least 15 children between the
>ages of 3-18 years are eligible, with consideration given for
>educational, social, or environmental programming; sustainability;
>community support; strong leadership; need; and innovation.
> To receive an application, access the World Wide Web site at
>www.garden.org , or write to Garden Grants Dept. PS, National
>Gardening Association, 180 Flynn Avenue, Burlington, VT 05401.
>Phone (800) 538-7476. Please include name, title, school or
>organization, address, and telephone number. Deadline for completed
>applications is November 15, 1997.
909 Sequioa Tr., 53713
Michele Gale-Sinex, communications manager
Center for Integrated Ag Systems
UW-Madison College of Ag and Life Sciences
Voice: (608) 262-8018 FAX: (608) 265-3020
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