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2020 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 2020 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 2020 Gro More Good Grassroots Grant recipients include:
(programs are listed alphabetically by state and city)

$1,000 Award Winners

King’s Home, Inc. - Chelsea, Alabama

Bowman Elementary School - Anchorage, Alaska

Feed and Be Fed - San Pedro, California

Guidestone Colorado - Salida, Colorado

Adopt-A-Family of the Palm Beaches, Inc. - Lake Worth, Florida

Tallahassee Food Network, Inc. - Tallahassee, Florida

Community Farmers Markets Inc - Atlanta, Georgia

Salmon Valley Stewardship - Salmon, Idaho

Phoenix Community Development Services - Peoria, Illinois

Learning Tree Institute at Greenbush - Girard, Kansas

Belfair Montessori Magnet School - Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Eslie J. Parquette School at Sweetser - Saco, Maine

DA Blodgett - St. John's - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Growing Roots - Grand Rapids, Michigan

Community Action Programs Cayuga/Seneca - Auburn, New York

Public School 10 - Magnet School for Math Science and Design Technology - Brooklyn, New York

Plains Art Museum - Fargo, North Dakota

Lodi Family Center - Lodi, Ohio

RestoreOKC, Inc. - Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Think Wild - Bend, Oregon

Katie's Krops - Summerville, South Carolina

Promise of Peace Community Gardens - Dallas, Texas

The John C. Holmgreen Center - San Antonio, Texas

City Schoolyard Garden - Charlottesville, Virginia

Hood Canal Salmon Enhancement Group - Belfair, Washington

$500 Award Winners

Community Service Programs of West Alabama, Inc. - Tuscaloosa, Alabama

San Tan Charter School - Gilbert, Arizona

Valley of the Sun Early Childhood Association - Scottsdale, Arizona

Rover School PTA - Tempe, Arizona

Imago Dei Middle School - Tucson, Arizona

The Boys & Girls Clubs of Fresno County - Fresno, California

Adventures to Dream Enrichment - Long Beach, California

Eco Urban Gardens - Los Angeles, California

North Bay Children’s Center - Novato, California

Dunham Elementary School District - Petaluma, California

D39C Collaborative - San Diego, California

Community Action Marin - San Rafael, California

The Terrace Foundation - Santa Barbara, California

Vanalden Avenue Elementary School - Tarzana, California

Restoration Outreach Programs - Aurora, Colorado

Colorado Springs Food Rescue - Colorado Springs, Colorado

Regional YMCA of Western Connecticut - Brookfield, Connecticut

Overbrook Early Learning Center of East Haven Public Schools - East Haven, Connecticut

Children's Defense Fund - Washington, DC

Kid Power, Inc - Washington, DC

Silver Lake treatment Consortium - Middletown, Delware

Wingate Oaks Center - Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Urban-Geoponics - Jacksonville, Florida

Children's Home Society of Florida - Jacksonville, Florida

Love Makes Me Grow - Kissimmee, Florida

The Blooming Thyme Collaborative, Inc. - Leesburg, Florida

Hilsman Middle School - Athens, Georgia

Henderson Mill Elementary - Atlanta, Georgia

Callanwolde Foundation, Inc - Atlanta, Georgia

Southern Conservation Trust Inc - Fayetteville, Georgia

Rebecca Minor Elementary School (Gwinnett County Master Gardeners Association) - Lilburn, Georgia

Roopville Elementary School, Roopville, Georgia

Savannah Arts Academy - Savannah, Georgia

The Early School - Honolulu, Hawaii

Pat Anderson School - Southwest Idaho Juvenile Detention Center - Caldwell, Idaho

John T. Pirie Fine Arts and Academic Center - Chicago, Illinois

BUILD, Inc. - Chicago, Illinois

North Elementary - Crystal Lake, Illinois

Children's Home  Association of Illinois - Peoria, Illinois

Quincy Illinois Public Schools - Quincy, Illinois

AAUW Preschool - Waukegan, Illinois

St. Peter’s Episcopal Church - Lebanon, Indiana

Camp Alexander Mack - Milford, Indiana

Portage Township YMCA - Portage, Indiana

Crosskids Daycare Ministry - West Lafayette, Indiana

Matthew 25 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Park Elementary School - Great Bend, Kansas

Children's Museum of Acadiana - Lafayette, Louisiana

James Stephens Montessori School - Ville Platte, Louisiana

Kennebec Montessori School - Fairfield, Maine

RSU 18 Ralph M. Atwood Primary School - Oakland, Maine

Sassafras Environmental Education Center - Kennedyville, Maryland

Red Gate Farm - Buckland, Massachusetts

The Guild for Human Services - Concord, Massachusetts

Mill City Grows - Lowell, Massachusetts

Mass Audubon - Nantucket, Massachusetts

Dennett Elementary Garden Club - Plympton, Massachusetts

Cornerstone Christian School - Cheboygan, Michigan

FoodCorps Michigan - Detroit, Michigan

HunterPark GardenHouse of Allen Neighborhood Center - Lansing, Michigan

Lakeshore Food Club - Ludington, Michigan

Holmes Elementary School - Ypsilanti, Michigan

Duluth Community Garden Program - Duluth, Minnesota

Urban Roots - Saint Paul, Minnesota

Northland Early Education Center - Kansas City, Missouri

volunTEENnation.org - St. Louis, Missouri

Boys & Girls Clubs of Cascade County - Great Falls, Montana

Squam Lakes Natural Science Center - Holderness, New Hampshire

Hanover Street Elementary School - Lebanon, New Hampshire

Boys & Girls Club of Greater Nashua - Nashua, New Hampshire

Mount Prospect Academy - Plymouth, New Hampshire

Belleville Middle School - Belleville, New Jersey

Clifton School #13 - Clifton, New Jersey

Raritan High School - Hazlet, New Jersey

P.S.#3PTA - Jersey City, New Jersey

Cruces Creatives - Las Cruces, New Mexico

San Antonio Elementary - San Antonio, New Mexico

PS 31 Brooklyn Parent-Teacher Association, INC. - Brooklyn, New York

Pelion Outdoor Classroom at City Honors School, BPS #195 - Buffalo, New York

Girl Scouts of Nassau County, Inc. - Garden City, New York

Lehman Alternative Community School - Ithaca, New York

Harlem Grown, Inc. - New York, New York

Westchester Exceptional Children’s School - North Salem, New York

Cerebral Palsy of Westchester - Rye Brook, New York

Mount Pleasant Blythedale UFSD - Valhalla, New York

Eliada Homes, Inc - Asheville, North Carolina

Two Rivers Community School - Boone, North Carolina

New Hope PTSA - Chapel Hill, North Carolina

Creekside Elementary School, Durham, North Carolina

Hillandale Elementary School - Durham, North Carolina

Macon County Schools - Franklin, North Carolina

Happy Roots - Salisbury, North Carolina

Metigoshe Ministries - Bottineau, North Dakota

Dakota Boys and Girls Ranch - Minot, North Dakota

Joy Outdoor Education Center Foundation Inc. - Clarksville, Ohio

Master Gardeners of Cuyahoga County - Cleveland Heights, Ohio

Wesley Community Center - Dayton, Ohio

Learning 4 Life Farm - Johnstown, Ohio

The Garden of Hope and Butterfly Habitat Outdoor Classroom at Millersburg Elementary School - Millersburg, Ohio

Food Strong - South Euclid, Ohio

The University Church Rogers LEAD Program - Toledo, Ohio

Sherman County Soil and Water Conservation District - Moro, Oregon

Chester Eastside, Inc. - Chester, Pennsylvania

King's Highway Elementary School Garden Club - Coatesville, Pennsylvania

St. Martin Center Inc., Early Learning Center - Erie, Pennsylvania

Homer-Center School District - Homer City, Pennsylvania

Pauline Auberle Foundation - McKeesport, Pennsylvania

Project CoffeeHouse of Clinton County - Montgomery, Pennsylvania

Lackawanna College - Scranton, Pennsylvania

Variety-the Children's Charity of the Delaware Valley - Worcester, Pennsylvania

Stone Hill Elementary - Cranston, Rhode Island

Wakefield Elementary School PTO - Wakefield, Rhode Island

The Green Heart Project - Charleston, South Carolina

South Kilbourne Elementary School - Columbia, South Carolina

Cherokee County Family YMCA - Gaffney, South Carolina

McCormick Elementary School - McCormick, South Carolina

Summerville High School - Summerville, South Carolina

The Boys & Girls Club of the Northern Plains - Brookings, South Dakota

Freeman School District - Freeman, South Dakota

Lutheran Social Services of South Dakota, Canyon Hills Center - Spearfish, South Dakota

DuBose Conference Center - Monteagle, Tennessee

Mt. Pleasant Elementary School - Mt. Pleasant, Tennessee

Fayette Academy - Somerville, Tennessee

Valley Zoological Society, Gladys Porter Zoo - Brownsville, Texas

Grow Local South Texas - Corpus Christi, Texas

Hillsboro ISD - Hillsboro, Texas

Brenda and John H. Duncan Rise School of Houston - Houston, Texas

Crestview Elementary Garden Club - San Antonio, Texas

William R. Sinkin Eco Centro - San Antonio, Texas

The Circle School - San Antonio, Texas

Family Service Association of San Antonio, Inc. - San Antonio, Texas

Sul Ross Middle School - San Antonio, Texas

United Way of Utah County - Provo, Utah

Montpelier Community Services Department - Montpelier, Vermont

Appalachian Agency for Senior Citizens - Cedar Bluff, Virginia

Alternative Paths Training School - Dumfries, Virginia

Broadwater Academy - Exmore, Virginia

Newtown Elementary School - Virginia Beach, Virginia

Whatcom Detention School - Common Threads - Bellingham, Washington

Everson Elementary School - Common Threads - Bellingham, Washington

Castle Rock Community Development Alliance - Castle Rock, Washington

Nature Nurture Farmacy - Chehalis, Washington

Community Environmental Health Program - Swinomish Indian Tribal Community - La Conner, Washington

South Whidbey School District School Farm - Langley, Washington

Cascadia Elementary School PTA - Seattle, Washington

Yakima Police Activities League - Yakima, Washington

Northstar Middle School - Eau Claire, Wisconsin

Merrimac Community Charter School - Merrimac, Wisconsin

Milwaukee Christian Center - Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Crook County 4-H - Sundance, Wyoming