Annie's Grants for Gardens Application

Grants for Gardens Application Form


Online Application Tips

  • Please read through the entire application and our FAQ page before you get started.
  • Because you cannot save a copy of your application responses on this page and return to them later, we highly recommend downloading a copy of the full application (Word doc) and saving your responses in this document on your PC or Mac. You can copy in your responses to the online application below on this page once you are ready to submit.
  • We cannot accept the Word document version of the application. All grant applications must be submitted through this online form on
  • Part 1: My Details

  • Please provide the contact information of the person at the school who would receive the grant check and related correspondence. (If this is you, please provide an alternate contact person in case you are unavailable)
  • Part 2: School Details

  • If Private/Charter please type "N/A"
  • For public schools type "N/A"
  • Part 3: Additional Information

  • Please note: Title 1 status is not required to be considered for a grant.
  • This can be a Word document, PDF or email saved as a PDF.
  • Please provide a number (if less than 75 it is very unlikely to receive funding)
  • Please provide a number.
  • Part 4: Garden Details

  • Include any pertinent information about community partnerships, access agreements and/or other key details.
  • Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg.
  • Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: jpg, gif, png, jpeg.
    Please feel free to share an image or scan of your garden plans.
  • Part 5: Rationale & Plan

  • Consider seasonal care, irrigation, summer break, etc.
  • Is there a designated staff person or is the responsibility shared across a team? Please describe.
  • Annie’s is aware of the many health and educational benefits of school gardens including increasing kids’ consumption of produce as well as enhancing academic achievement. Can you tell us why a garden would be beneficial to your school and students, specifically? In other words, why would your school benefit from a garden more than another school?
  • How would you define success?
  • Part 6: Enrichment

  • We’d love to hear any specifics on current/anticipated lesson plans and/or subject matter integration.
  • (community partners, parent groups, teachers, etc.)
  • Part 7: Financials

  • Schools who have received a grant for their school garden from Annie's in the past 5 years are reviewed separately and are eligible for one of three $5,000 grants.
  • If yes, please briefly describe the history and outcomes of this funding. (750 max characters) Additional community support is not required to be considered for a grant, but school gardens that have support from a diversity of sources tend to be more sustainable over time.
  • Please provide an itemized budget.
  • If 30% or more, you are ineligible for a grant.
  • Submit Your Application

    By clicking the "Apply Now" button on this application, you agree to the criteria and guidelines for Annie's Grants for Gardens program provided at the top of this page and on the supplemental FAQ page. Applicants will receive a copy of their application by email once this form is submitted. If your organization receives a grant through this program, we ask that you share some photos of the garden with us. More information will be provided with the award.