Grant Opportunities

Note: Deadlines are updated in January and June. The old deadline may remain to give you an approximate time frame for the application period.

Local (Cabarrus County)

Cabarrus County Education Foundation

  • Deadline: February 5, 2021

State

NC Schools Go Outside (GO) Grant

  • Available until funds are exhausted

National

Aldi Smart Kids

  • Deadline: Applications are accepted February 1st – December 15th each year

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation Orchard

  • Deadline: None. Applications accepted on a rolling basis and remain on file until there is an opportunity to award an orchard

Wild Ones: Lorrie Otto Seeds for Education Fund

  • Deadline: October 15 each year

Whole Kids Foundation

  • Opens February 15, 2021
  • Deadline: March 31, 2021

Annie’s Grants for Gardens

  • Opens: August 12, 2020
  • Deadline: November 2, 2020

Toshiba America Foundation: Grades K-5

  • Deadline: October 1 each year

Toshiba America Foundation: Grades 6-12

  • Deadline for grants less than $5,000: None. Applications are accepted any time
  • Deadline for grants more than $5,000: May 1 and November 1

Farm Bureau Ag in the Classroom: Going Local Grant

  • Deadline: April 15, 2021

Klorane Botanical Foundation: Budding Botanist

  • Deadline: November 8, 2019

Youth Garden Grant

  • Deadline: Check back later

American Academy of Dermatology Shade Structure Program

  • Opens: October 1 each year
  • Deadline: December 31 each year

Walmart Foundation: Community Grant Program

  • Opens: February 1 each year
  • Deadline: December 31 each year

Captain Planet Foundation

  • eco STEM Kits: September 15 – January 15 and March 15 – July 15
  • eco Solutions: September 15 – January 15 and March 15 – July 15
  • eco Tech: September 15 – January 15 and March 15 – July 15

Carton 2 Garden Contest

  • Deadline: April 1, 2020