Annie’s Homegrown, Inc. offers grants to schools and educational programs to build an edible school garden (for example, growing fruits, vegetables, herbs, grains) in the United States. Two types of grants are available: Getting Started grants for a new garden program and Digging Deeper grants for already existing programs. Grants of $3,000 will be awarded to new school garden programs, and three grants of $5,000 will be awarded to existing school garden programs. Eligible applicants are K–12 public, private, and charter schools and nonprofit 501(c)(3) organizations. Interested applicants will find additional details about these grants on GetEdFunding, a website sponsored by CDW•G with access to a free database of thousands of funding opportunities for educators.
Exploring by the Seat of Your Pants aims to inspire the next generation of scientists, explorers, and conservationists by bringing science, exploration, adventure, and conservation live into classrooms through virtual speakers and fieldtrips with leading experts across the globe.
The High Museum of Art in Atlanta, Georgia, holds one of the most significant collections of photographs of the civil rights movement. The works in the online exhibition “Civil Rights Photography” are only a small selection of the collection, which includes more than 300 photographs that document the social protest movement.
On April 27 from 10 to 11 a.m. (PT), Sprouts Farmers Market’s Sprouts Healthy Communities Foundation, in collaboration with the School Garden Support OrganizationNetwork, will present the first-ever virtual garden-based learning event with lessons taught by students at school garden sites across the country.