Let Your Breakfast Program Win You Money
If your school utilizes Grab and Go, Breakfast in the Classroom or some other unique, alternative breakfast program, then you are eligible to enter Our Lights, Camera, Breakfast Video Contest for the chance to win one of 10 monetary prizes. Grand prize is $5,000. Find out all the details here, including: rules, tips for filming a great 1-minute video, a handy entry checklist and an entry form. Deadline extended until Friday, January 22, 2016. Please contact Ellen Dillon with any questions.
Show us your students’ creativity by re-purposing milk and juice cartons from your school cafeteria to either build or enhance your school garden. Educators can engage students in a hands-on experience creating teachable moments on environmental stewardship, sustainable packaging and healthy living. The best use of cartons in a school garden gives your school the chance to win one of 14 prizes with a grand prize valued at $5,000.
We can’t wait to see your students’ creations—carton planters, garden art, scarecrows, window boxes, irrigation systems… The more creative, the better!
Be one of the first 100 schools to submit your entry and receive a $30 gift card to the Gardening With Kids Shop!
- Beginning of School > Start collecting your cartons
- Wednesday, April 13, 2016 > Entries due
- Friday, May 13, 2016 > Winners announced
LET'S MOVE SALAD BARS TO SCHOOLS
We donate salad bars to schools so that every child across our nation has daily access to fresh fruits and vegetable
Get a Salad Bar! Tailored just for you – resources and tools for getting a salad bar grant.
Home Depot's Building Healthy Communities Grant Program
Grants, up to $2,500, are now available to registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations, public schools or tax-exempt public service agencies in the U.S. who are using the power of volunteers to improve the physical health of their community. Grants are made in the form of The Home Depot gift cards for the purchase or tools or materials.
NOTE: The last day to submit applications in 2015 is December 31. The program will reopen on February 1, 2016.
Real School Gardens
A professionally managed series of staff and parent engagement events that rally the whole school around the design, creation, use, and care of the outdoor classroom. A professionally designed garden with an array of outdoor learning features. Easy to implement, grade specific lesson plans aligned with TEKS and your districts instructional sequence. Up to 410 contact hours of professional development and training. Seasonal vegetable seeds and transplants, organic fertilizer, and ongoing garden advice.
Valued at more than $90,000
Due date: January 31, 2016
Justin J. Watt Foundation
The Justin J. Watt Foundation mission is to provide after school athletic opportunities for middle school aged children. Funding to be used for uniforms; safety equipment like helmets, pads, and wrestling or cheerleading mats; balls, bats, nets, and other equipment vital to the sport; and storage equipment. Applications are reviewed quarterly (March, June, September, and December).
Award Amount: amount varies
Due date: rolling deadline