2021 Youth Garden Grant Winners

Congratulations to the 2021 Youth Garden Grant Winners! Thirty organizations have been selected from over 800 applications to receive award packages to help start new or expand existing youth garden programs. The 2021 Youth Garden Grant is sponsored by KidsGardening’s generous donor base and our many wonderful sponsors.

The following organizations were selected as our top 5 winners:

  • Abraxas High School Garden — Poway, CA
  • Flint Community Schools Garden by Crim Fitness Foundation — Flint, MI
  • Northern Youth Garden Project — Cannones, NM
  • Sunrise Community Garden by South Dakota State University Extension — Martin, SD
  • Zion Farms & Market Inc. Youth Garden — Minneola, FL

Our 2021 winners also include:

  • Biiluuke Strong Healing Garden — Garryowen, MT
  • Browne Community Garden by Edgewood/Brookland Family Support Collaborative — Washington DC
  • Ed Smith Pre-K - 8 School Urban Growers Garden — Syracuse, NY
  • Gainesway Community Garden by Exhilarating Inc. — Lexington, KY
  • Grace Early Learning Center Garden and YMCA of Metuchen, Edison, Woodbridge & South Amboy — Perth Amboy, NJ
  • Green and Growing Kids at the Garden By The River by Thompson Ecumenical Empowerment Group, Inc. — North Grosvenordale, CT
  • Hiram Elementary School Learning Garden — Hiram, GA
  • Horizon Elementary School Garden — Hanover Park, IL
  • House of Hope Gardening to Grow Healthy Children & Families — Stuart, FL
  • Kids Eat Healthy by the Greater Faith Baptist Church Child Development Center — Orangeburg, SC
  • Oak Hill Academy Sensory and Learning Garden — Jacksonville, FL
  • O-Gah-Pah Learning Center Garden by the Quapaw Nation — Quapaw, OK
  • Oxbow Farm & Conservation Center and Frank Wagner Elementary School Outdoor Classroom, Sensory Gardens, and Mini Garden Program — Carnation, WA
  • Palmer Court Garden by University of Utah Center for Community Nutrition — Salt Lake City, UT
  • Payslee’s Garden by Western Arkansas Child Development, Inc. — Alma, AR
  • Pearl Street Urban Farm — Sherwood, OR
  • Queen’s Green by Commonpoint Queens — Little Neck, NY
  • Radix Ecological Sustainability Center Youth Employment Classroom Garden — Albany, NY
  • SEEDS at Patterson by City of Murfreesboro Parks & Recreation Department — Murfreesboro, TN
  • St. Ambrose Family Shelter Garden — Dorchester, MA
  • St. Margaret Mary Education Garden by Children First CEO Kansas — Wichita, KS
  • Urban Harvest STL and the Flance School Garden
  • U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Erie Field Office Children’s Garden — Erie, PA
  • Valley View North Elementary School Fresh Fruit & Vegetable Garden — Hidalgo, TX
  • Zach Gordon Youth Center Garden — Juneau, AK