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2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant Winners

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation and KidsGardening congratulate the 175 school and nonprofit organizations across the United States who were awarded the 2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grants to create new or enhance their existing youth garden programs. The Grassroots Grants are part of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s larger Gro More Good initiative, which aims to bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years.

The 2019 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant recipients include:
(programs are listed alphabetically by state and city)

$1,000 Award Winners

Northland Family Help Center - Flagstaff, Arizona

Marked Tree School District - Marked Tree, Arkansas

Family Resource Center of the Redwoods - Crescent City, California

Darnall Charter School - San Diego, California

Via Rehabilitation Services, Inc. - Santa Clara, California

Sayre School - Lexington, Kentucky

Eastern Kentucky University, Division of Natural Areas - Richmond, Kentucky

Sugar Roots Farm, Inc. - New Orleans, Louisiana

Access Art, Inc. - Baltimore, Maryland

Park County Community Foundation - Livingston, Montana

Mercer High School - Hamilton, New Jersey

Dwight D. Eisenhower Middle School - Wyckoff, New Jersey

Niagara Charter School - Niagara Falls, New York

Asheville Farmstead School - Candler, North Carolina

Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden – New Bern, North Carolina

Community Food Initiatives - Athens, Ohio

North Olmsted City School Gardens Inc. - North Olmsted, Ohio

Yarbrough Public School - Goodwell, Oklahoma

Kings Valley Charter School - Philomath, Oregon

North Hills Community Outreach - Allison Park, Pennsylvania

Our Daily Bread of TN, Inc. - Knoxville, Tennessee

Jack Lowe Sr. Elementary - Dallas, Texas

Volunteer Services Council for North Texas State Hospital, Vernon Campus - Vernon, Texas

TWP- The Youth Movement - Norfolk, Virginia

Sixteenth Street Community Health Centers - Milwaukee, Wisconsin


$500 Award Winners

Aguila Elementary School District #63 - Aguila, Arizona

ICAN: Positive Programs for Youth - Chandler, Arizona

Horseshoe Trails Elementary School PTO - Cave Creek, Arizona

Lindbergh Elementary School - Mesa, Arizona

Coyote Springs Elementary School - Prescott Valley, Arizona

A Bit of Hope, Inc. - Marion, Arkansas

Parson Hills Elementary - Springdale, Arkansas

Alameda Boys & Girls Club - Alameda, California

Orange County Coastkeeper - Costa Mesa, California

Capri Elementary - Encinitas, California

Eco Urban Gardens - Los Angeles, California

Bright Star Schools - Los Angeles, California

Loma Verde Elementary School - Novato, California

Marblehead Elementary School - San Clemente, California

Canyon View Elementary School Foundation - San Diego, California

Community Gardens of Santa Clarita - Santa Clarita, California

El Dorado County Ag in the Classroom - Shingle Springs, California

Columbus Tustin Middle School - Tustin, California

Growing Colorado Kids / CNDC - Commerce City, Colorado

Denver Public Schools - North High School - Denver, Colorado

Denver Academy - Denver, Colorado

The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado - Durango, Colorado

New Britain ROOTS – New Britain, Connecticut

United Way of Greater New Haven - New Haven, Connecticut

Newtown Public Schools - Newtown, Connecticut

Southington Public Schools - Southington, Connecticut

Endeavour Elementary School - Cocoa, Florida

WiseTribe.Us, Inc. - Delray Beach, Florida

The School At North Decatur (SAND Preschool) - Decatur, Georgia

Dunwoody Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization - Dunwoody, Georgia

Fountain Elementary School - Forest Park, Georgia

Hamilton Elementary - Hartsfield, Georgia

Lakeview Primary School - Milledgeville, Georgia

Riverwood High School Foundation - Sandy Springs, Georgia

Woody Gap School - Suches, Georgia

Hamakua Harvest - Honokaa, Hawaii

Island Pacific Academy - Kapolei, Hawaii

Grow Some Good - Kihei, Hawaii

Northwestern Settlement - Chicago, Illinois

Bloom Alternative High School - Chicago Heights, Illinois

Washington Elementary School PTA - Evanston, Illinois

Monroe School - Hinsdale, Illinois

Alexander Leigh Center for Autism (ALCA) - McHenry, Illinois

Je-Neir Elementary School - Momence, Illinois

Peoria County Juvenile Detention Center (JDC) - Peoria, Illinois

C.W. Avery Family YMCA - Plainfield, Illinois

Duneland Family YMCA - Chesterton, Indiana

Eastern Elementary - Georgetown, Kentucky

Lexington Fayette Urban County Government - Division of Parks and Recreation - Lexington, Kentucky

Homer A. Plessy Community School - New Orleans, Louisiana

Hall-Dale Elementary School - Hallowell, Maine

Women's Health Resource Library - Milbridge, Maine

Sanford Springvale Mousam Way Land Trust - Sanford, Maine

The Summit School - Edgewater, Maryland

Academy of Saint Matthias the Apostle - Lanham, Maryland

Adkins Arboretum - Ridgely, Maryland

Belchertown Public Schools - Belchertown, Massachusetts

Community Charter School of Cambridge Foundation - Cambridge, Massachusetts

P.E. Bowe School Garden Committee - Chicopee, Massachusetts

Dr. Elmer C. Bagnall Elementary School - Groveland, Massachusetts

Medway Community Farm, Inc. - Medway, Massachusetts

Greater Lowell Technical High School - Tyngsboro, Massachusetts

Come and See Farm Bridgman Elementary School Garden Club - Bridgman, Michigan

Bendle Public Schools - Burton, Michigan

The Charles Drew Transition Center Horticulture Program - Detroit, Michigan

Ypsilanti District Library - Ypsilanti, Michigan

YMCA of the Greater Twin Cities - Blaisdell Branch - Minneapolis, Minnesota

Moose Lake Community School - Moose Lake, Minnesota

Eagle View Elementary School - Pequot Lakes, Minnesota

Good Food for Oxford Schools - Oxford, Mississippi

City Union Mission - Kansas City, Missouri

Urban Strategies - St. Louis, Missouri

Indian Springs Elementary School - Indian Springs, Nevada

Cornucopia Project - Peterborough, New Hampshire

Community Partnership for Egg Harbor Township Schools Inc. - Egg Harbor Township, New Jersey

The Gateway Family YMCA - Elizabeth, New Jersey

Greenwood Elementary School, Hamilton Twp. School District - Hamilton, New Jersey

Lakeside Middle School - Millville, New Jersey

Macculloch Hall Historical Museum - Morristown, New Jersey

New Jersey Community Development Corporation - Paterson, New Jersey

Paterson School 28 - Paterson, New Jersey

The New Weis Center for Education, Arts & Recreation - Ringwood, New Jersey

Roosevelt Middle School Garden Club - West Orange, New Jersey

Cottonwood Gulch Expeditions - Albuquerque, New Mexico

Cornell Cooperative Extension Association of Orleans County - Albion, New York

Amherst Center for Senior Services - Amherst, New York

Kiddie Science - Brooklyn, New York

East New York 4 Gardens Inc - Brooklyn, New York

Cattaraugus-Little Valley Central School District - Cattaraugus, New York

The Haven at Skanda - Cazenovia, New York

Middle Country Library Foundation - Centereach, New York

Hamagrael Elementary School - Delmar, New York

Falconer Central School Key Club - Falconer, New York

Rockaway Youth Task Force - Far Rockaway, New York

St. Mary's - St. Alphonsus Regional Catholic School – Glen Falls, New York

Seeds of Living Education - Hamburg, New York

Rising Treetops at Oakhurst - New York, New York

Association to Benefit Children - New York, New York

Westchester Exceptional Children Inc - North Salem, New York

Beechwood Greenhouse Collaborative - North East Area Development - Rochester, New York

Cerebral Palsy of Westchester, Inc. - Rye Brook, New York

The Seneca Nation Education Department Allegany Territory - Salamanca, New York

North Side School - Whitestone, New York

Stonewall Jackson Youth Development Center – Concord, North Carolina

Evergreen Community Charter School - Asheville, North Carolina

Currituck Extension Foundation - Barco, North Carolina

Estes Hills Elementary - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Charlotte Lab School - Charlotte, North Carolina

Wilkes Community Partnership for Children - North Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Underwood Elementary GT Magnet - Raleigh, North Carolina

The Centers for Exceptional Children - Winston Salem, North Carolina

Love A Sea Turtle - LAST - Winterville, North Carolina

Ohio Valley Farmers' Market - Bellaire, Ohio

Saint Brigid of Kildare School - Dublin, Ohio

Hamilton Urban Garden Systems (HUGS) - Hamilton, Ohio

Together We Grow Community Gardens - Newark, Ohio

Oberlin Community Services Council - Oberlin, Ohio

Play and Prep Preschool - Solon, Ohio

Highland PTA - Grants Pass, Oregon

West Union Elementary School - Hillsboro, Oregon

Trillium Family Services - Portland, Oregon

Allegnay Lutheran Social Ministries/ Bedford Fulton Head Start - Bedford, Pennsylvania

Butler Catholic School - Butler, Pennsylvania

Green Trees Early Learning Center, Inc. - Milford, Pennsylvania

North Pocono Public Library - Moscow, Pennsylvania

New Holland Mennonite Church - New Holland, Pennsylvania

Moore Intermediate School - Florence, South Carolina

Kenwood Elementary School - Clarksville, Tennessee

Ralph Askins School Garden Club - Fayetteville, Tennessee

Great Schools Partnership - Knoxville, Tennessee

Trevecca Urban Farm (TUF) - Nashville, Tennessee

Blue Sky Therapeutic Riding & Respite - Aubrey, Texas

Gorena Green Thumb Club - Edinburg, Texas

Ursula Stephens Elementary - Katy, Texas

The Child & Family Support Center of Cache County - Logan, Utah

Youth Garden Project - Moab, Utah

Utah State University Juab County Extension - Nephi, Utah

Friends of Hiland Hall Garden, Inc. - North Bennington, Vermont

Milestone Adventures, Inc. - Topsham, Vermont

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vergennes - Vergennes, Vermont

Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens - Cedar Bluff, Virginia

Williamsburg Community Growers - Lightfoot, Virginia

Norfolk Collegiate - Norfolk, Virginia

Coupeville Farm to School - Coupeville, Washington

Denise Louie Education Center - Seattle, Washington

King’s Jr. High School  (Crista Ministries) - Shoreline, Washington

Warwood School - Wheeling, West Virginia

Victory Garden Initiative - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

E.B. Davis Children’s Home - Oshkosh, Wisconsin

Town of Ten Sleep - Ten Sleep, Wyoming