DC School Garden Grant


Pre-Application Question Period Deadline: January 17, 2014

Application Submission Deadline: January 31, 2014

Eligibility: OSSE will accept applications from DC public schools and public charter schools participating in the HAS in partnership with DC-based school garden or farm to school focused organizations with 501(c) 3 status.  OSSE will accept one application for each school campus, however an organization may submit up to four (4) applications with different schools.

The Division of Wellness and Nutrition Services within the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) is soliciting grant applications for the DC School Garden Grant (SGG) as mandated by the Healthy Schools Act (HSA) of 2010 (DC Law 18-209). The purpose of this grant is to increase the capacity and scope of DC school gardens as educational resources.

Length of Award: The grant award period will be one year.  Grant activities must take place between March 3, 2014 and March 2, 2015.

Available Funding for Award: The total funding available for this award period is $300,000.  Applicants may apply for an award amount of up to $15,000 to fund new and active school garden/farm to school programs.

To receive more information, visit http://osse.dc.gov/publication/fy-2014-dc-school-garden-grant-sgg-notice-funds-availability

Date/Time
01/17/2014 - 01/31/2014
All Day

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