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2021 GroMoreGood 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 2021 GroMoreGood Grassroots Grants to create new or enhance their existing youth garden programs. The Grassroots Grants are part of Scotts Miracle-Gro’s larger GroMoreGood initiative, which aims to bring the life-enhancing benefits of gardens and greenspaces to 10 million children over the next five years.

The 2021 GroMoreGood Grassroots Grant recipients include: 

(programs are listed alphabetically by state and city)

$1,000 Award Winners

  • Nettleton STEAM - Jonesboro, AR
  • University of Arizona Foundation - Tucson, AZ
  • Langley Elementary School PTO - Washington, DC
  • Crossroads Academy - Belle Glade, FL
  • Independence Classical Academy, Inc. - Fort Pierce, FL
  • Buena Park Neighbors - Chicago, IL
  • Opportunity Knocks - River Forest, IL
  • Joshua Academy - Evansville, IN
  • Simons Middle School - Flemingsburg, KY
  • AfriThrive Inc - Silver Spring, MD
  • George E Jack Elementary School - Standish, ME
  • Good Journey Development Foundation - St. Louis, MO
  • St Louis Public Schools - St. Louis, MO
  • Bootheel Youth Museum - Malden, MO
  • Union Academy - Franklin, NC
  • Egg Harbor Township High School - Egg Harbor Township, NJ
  • PS 151 K Lyndon B Johnson - New York, NY
  • PS 84 The Lillian Weber School of the Arts - New York, NY
  • Cincinnati Urban Promise, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH
  • St. Joseph School - Cincinnati, OH
  • Bridgeway Academy - Columbus, OH
  • Hub City Farmers Market - Spartanburg, SC
  • First Steps Child Development Center - Oak Ridge, TN
  • Global Education Center - Nashville, TN
  • The School House Learning Center Inc. -  South Burlington, VT

$500 Award Winners

  • Friends of Sutton Public Library - Sutton, AK
  • Druid City Garden Project - Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Van Buren Kiddie Kollege - Van Buren, AR
  • EAST at Wynne Public Schools - Wynne, AR
  • Fountain Hills Middle School - Fountain Hills, AZ
  • Holbrook Unified School District - Holbrook, AZ
  • Homeward Bound - Phoenix, AZ
  • Hunkapi Programs, Inc.- Scottsdale, AZ
  • Tonto Creek Camp - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Valley of the Sun Association for the Education of Young Children - Scottsdale, AZ
  • Community Gardens of Tucson - Tucson, AZ
  • Sunny Brae Middle School - Arcata, CA
  • The Boys & Girls Club of Burbank and Greater East Valley, Inc - Burbank, CA
  • House of Ruth - Claremont, CA
  • Roosevelt High Ecology Club - Freson, CA
  • The Center for Urban Agriculture at Fairview Gardens - Goleta, CA
  • Hanford Elementary School District - Hanford, CA
  • R. M. Miano Elementary - Los Banos, CA
  • Food Exploration and Discovery - Monrovia, CA
  • Oakland Unity Middle School - Oakland, CA
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Oceanside - Oceanside, CA
  • Project Access, Inc. - Orange, CA
  • STEAM Academy @ Burke - Pico Rivera, CA
  • Food Literacy Center - Sacramento, CA
  • Santa Cruz Gardens Home & School Club - Santa Cruz, CA
  • Vine Hill Elementary School - Scotts Valley
  • Higher Ground Youth & Family Services - Yorba Linda, CA
  • Foxridge Community Garden - Centennial, CO
  • The Institute for Environmental Solutions - Denver, CO
  • Sproutin Up Corporation - Fort Collins, CO
  • Free Horizon Montessori School - Golden, CO
  • Loveland Youth Gardeners - Loveland, CO
  • Montezuma School to Farm Project - Mancos, CO
  • The Academy of Charter Schools - Westminster, CO
  • Woodlin School District R-104 - Woodrow, CO
  • Community Child Guidance Clinic, Inc. - Manchester, CT
  • Integrated Refugee & Immigrant Services - New Haven, CT
  • Ponus Ridge Middle School - Norwalk, CT
  • University of Saint Joseph - West Hartford, CT
  • Martha's Table - Washington, DC
  • Highlands Elementary School - Immokalee, FL
  • Child’s Path - Naples, FL
  • Cypress Cove - Naples, FL
  • Manatee Middle School - Naples, FL
  • Walker Middle Magnet - Odessa, FL
  • Heard County High School - Franklin, GA
  • Georgia School For Innovation and the Classics - Hephzibah, GA
  • Peachtree Elementary School - Peachtree Corners, GA
  • Crabapple Middle School Learn and Serve Garden - Roswell, GA
  • Island Pacific Academy - Kapolei, HI
  • Central Gardens of North Iowa, Inc. - Clear Lake, IA
  • John Hersey High School - Arlington Heights, IL
  • Dewey School of Excellence - Chicago, IL
  • Maercker Intermediate School - Westmont, IL
  • The United Methodist Youth Home, Inc. - Evansville, IN
  • Banneker at Marquette Elementary School - Gary, IN
  • Champions of Youth, Inc. - Greensburg, IN
  • Growing Places Indy - Indianapolis, IN
  • Augusta Middle School - Augusta, KS
  • Cherry Street Youth Center - Chanute, KS
  • Rainbows United, Inc. - Wichita, KS
  • Exhilarating Inc - Lexington, KY
  • Hawlemont Regional Elementary School - Charlemont, MA
  • Lynn YMCA - Lynn, MA
  • Medway Extended Day Inc. - Medway, MA
  • Windrush Farm Therapeutic Equitation Inc - North Andover, MA
  • Paige Academy - Roxbury, MA
  • Learning Prep School - West Newton, MA
  • Land's Sake Inc - Weston, MA
  • The Community Ecology Institute - Columbia, MD
  • Downtown Sykesville Connection - Sykesville, MD
  • Saco Parks and Recreation - Saco, ME
  • Kuehn-Haven Middle School - Montrose, MI
  • Wright County Health and Human Services - Buffalo, MN
  • Children's Museum of Southern Minnesota - Mankato, MN
  • Harvest Hope Farm - Moorhead, MN
  • Friends of the Mississippi River - Saint Paul, MN
  • Urban Roots - Saint Paul, MN
  • Little One’s Day Out Preschool at Columbia United Church of Christ - Columbia, MO
  • Columbia Falls Junior High - Columbia Falls, MT
  • Farming For The Future Academy. Inc - Columbia Falls, MT
  • K William Harvey Elementary School - Rowan, MT
  • Hickory Greenway Harvest Inc - Hickory, NC
  • GW Carver Elementary - Kannapolis, NC
  • Friends School of Wilmington - Wilmington, NC
  • Tri-Faith Initiative - Omaha, NE
  • Raritan Valley YMCA - East Brunswick, NJ
  • Barcelona Elementary - Albuquerque, NM
  • Southwest Organizing Project - Albuquerque, NM
  • Aldeane C. Ries Elementary School - Las Vegas, NV
  • Von Tobel Middle School - Las Vegas, NV
  • Van Cortlandt Park Alliance - Bronx, NY
  • Wing Elementary School - Islip, NY
  • Newburgh Armory Unity Center - Newburgh, NY
  • Agri-Business Child Development - New Paltz, NY
  • Association to Benefit Children - New York, NY
  • Christodora, Inc. - New York, NY
  • Family Resource Network - Oneonta, NY
  • St. Mark's and St. John's Episcopal Church - Rochester, NY
  • Eastside Neighborhood Recreation Center, Inc - Troy , NY
  • YMCA of Central & Northern Westchester Inc. - White Plains, NY
  • Aiken High School-Based Community Garden - Cincinnati, OH
  • Community Matters Cincinnati, Inc. - Cincinnati, OH
  • The MetroHealth Foundation - Cleveland, OH
  • Franklinton Farms - Columbus, OH
  • Horizon Science Academy Elementary - Columbus, OH
  • AEALAS of Ohio - North Olmsted, OH
  • Rittman Nature Preserve - Rittman, OH
  • Reynolds Elementary - Toledo, OH
  • Sofia Quintero Art and Cultural Center - Toledo, OH
  • Brukner Nature Center - Troy, OH
  • Champion Local Schools - Warren, OH
  • Alta Care Group - Youngstown, OH
  • Bixby West Elementary - Bixby, OK
  • Luckiamute Valley Charter School - Dallas, OR
  • North Hills Community Outreach - Allison Park, PA
  • Darby Library Company - Darby, PA
  • Rose Tree Media School District - Media, PA
  • AMY at James Martin School - Philadelphia, PA
  • Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library - Philadelphia, PA
  • The Legacy Arts Project - Pittsburgh, PA
  • Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm - Stroudsburg, PA
  • Enid Arts & Science Foundation - Enid, RI
  • Charleston Horticultural Society - Charleston, SC
  • Growing Minds Project - Mount Pleasant, SC
  • Pepperhill Elementary - North Charleston, SC
  • Olanta Creative Arts and Science Magnet School - Olanta, SC
  • Youth & Family Services, Inc. - Rapid City, SD
  • The Bethlehem Center - Chattanooga, TN
  • Old Center Elementary - Goodlettsville, TN
  • Plant the Seed - Nashville, TN
  • Parents Defeating Autism Today - Crowley, TX
  • Carolyn Bukhair Elementary - Dallas, TX
  • Rufino Mendoza Elementary School - Fort Worth, TX
  • Lingleville ISD - Lingleville, TX
  • Children's Home of Lubbock and Family Service Agency Inc - Lubbock, TX
  • United Way of Northern Utah - Ogden, UT
  • Grayson LandCare - Independence, VA
  • Williamsburg Community Growers - Lightfoot, VA
  • Maple Run Union School District - Fairfield, VT
  • The DREAm Program, Inc. - Winooski, VT
  • Mukilteo Elementary School - Mukilteo, WA
  • The Ark Day School - Walla Walla, WA
  • Joyful Scholars Montessori School - Wenatchee, WA
  • Robert W. Monk Gardens, Inc. - Wausau, WI
  • University of Wisconsin, Whitewater - Whitewater, WI
  • Eastwood Elementary School - Morgantown, WV
  • Moundsville Middle School - Moundsville, WV
  • Weirton Christian Center - Weirton, WV
  • Casper Housing Authority CARES - Casper, WY