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Community Garden Funding and Award Opportunities


Take time to apply for awards that give your program creditability, recognize your participants, and create media opportunities for you to promote your program.

Community Gardens Awards

Funding Opportunities

Three people standing by community garden project sign

Wake County – photo from Carol Mitchell 3/07

There are lots of ways to raise money to support your garden: grants, special events, sales, fees, donations, sponsorship and many more. There are also a myriad of ways to market the garden: Health, Nutrition, Exercise, Community Development, Storm water management, Education, Science, Art etc.

Community Gardens Funding Opportunities

Nourishing North Carolina Initiative