Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Check it Out: NEW Grant Opportunity!

Grant Name: It's All About The Fruit Program

Funded by: National Gardening Association and Jamba Juice

Description: The National Gardening Association is accepting applications from U.S. schools for Jamba Juice "It's All About the Fruit" grants, which will provide selected schools with fruit trees to create engaging nutrition and gardening experiences. The grant is open to schools and community garden programs in the United States with at least fifteen children between the ages of 3 and 18. Applications will be evaluated based on plans to promote nutrition education, ideas for incorporating fruit tree activities into the curriculum, and the ability to sustain the program over multiple years. Twenty recipients will be selected to receive fruit trees valued at $500. Trees will be selected based on recommended varieties for each area.

Program Areas: Health/PE, Science/Environment

Recipients: Public Schools, Private/Charter Schools

Proposal Deadline: 11/29/10

Average Amount: $500.00

Website: http://www.kidsgardening.org/grants/jamba.asp

Availability: All States

1 comment:

Ivy Harris said...

sounds interesting..first time hearing something like this but indeed interesting..if i knew about it in 2010 would definitely apply..hope our essay rater company would sponsor similar grants