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California Foundation for Agriculture in the Classroom

Other Grants for Agriculture Education

See what other grants are available to California educators and community members working to incorporate agriculture into their lessons and activities. Do you know of a grant we should add to this page? Contact

You can also explore a list of garden grant opportunities on the Collective School Garden Network website.

California Fertilizer FoundationCalifornia Fertilizer Foundation - School Garden Grant Program

The California Fertilizer Foundation (CFF) has resumed its grant program after pausing due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Each year CFF awards 24 California schools with a $1,200 Garden Grant to start or enhance a current garden program on the school's campus. Schools must have resumed in-person learning for at least one semester to be considered for the grant.
Annual Deadline: October 31, 2021

Bzzz! Bee Grant

Whole Kids Foundation in partnership with the Bee Cause Project have opened up their Bee grant applications. These grant programs allow for schools and non-profit organizations to receive support for educational beehives and bee programming so students can observe bees up close and learn about the vital role these pollinators play in our food system.

Native Garden Design Grants

The California Native Garden Foundation (CNGF) provides native garden design grants to schools, colleges, museums, and other public spaces and non-profit organizations across California.
Applications are accepted all year.

Project Learning TreeProject Learning Tree - Green Works Grant

Since 1992, Project Learning Tree (PLT) has distributed over $1 million to fund more than 1,000 environmental projects in communities across the country. Grants are provided to PLT-trained educators for students to implement environmental improvement projects.
Annual Deadline: September 30

Green Thumb Challenge GrantGreen Thumb Challenge Grant

The $250 award recognizes continued sustainability of an exceptional youth garden program that has demonstrated success.
Annual Deadline: September 30

Target Field Trip GrantsTarget Field Trip Grants

Target stores award Field Trip Grants to K-12 schools nationwide. Each grant is valued up to $700.
Annual Deadline: October 1

Nature Works Everywhere Garden GrantsNature Works Everywhere Garden Grants

Grants of $1,000 to $2,000 are made available to K-12 public or charter schools in the United States.
Annual Deadline: October 31

Other Grants to Look for:

The following grants were offered this past year and may be made available again.

TSC 'DIG-IT' School Garden Grant ProgramTSC 'DIG-IT' School Garden Grant Program

The program is open to K-5 schools in the states of California, Pennsylvania and Utah. The grant includes a comprehensive curriculum guide developed by National Agriculture in the Classroom, and a $500 Tractor Supply Company gift card to purchase the items needed for the school garden.

CalAgPlate Program Funds

Grants will support agricultural education and leadership activities for K-12, post-secondary and adult education levels.