The National Gardening Association (NGA) announces The Home Depot as the new Youth Garden Grants sponsor. Over the last 22 years, NGA’s Youth Garden Grants program has helped more than 1.2 million youngsters reap rewards and vital life lessons from working in gardens and habitats, and “thanks to the generosity of The Home Depot, we can reach many more eager young learners,” NGA said. In recognition of this partnership announcement, NGA has extended the application deadline to March 1, 2005.
For the 2005 grant cycle, NGA will award 100 Youth Garden Grants to schools and community organizations with child-centered, outdoor garden programs. Each grant winner will receive a $500 gift card from The Home Depot for the purchase of gardening materials and supplies specific to the needs of their program. Each award package includes:
Priority will be given to proposals with emphasis in one or more of these areas:
You can apply by visiting to download an application, or you can request an application by mail by calling (800) 538-7476 ext. 115, or E-mail at .