Whole Foods Foundation Garden Grant Program

Whole Kids Foundation, a nonprofit established by Whole Foods Market and dedicated to helping to improve children’s nutrition, is granting a record $3 million in garden grants to help schools and nonprofit organizations.

The Garden Grant program provides a $3,000 monetary grant to support a new or existing edible educational garden located at either a:

  • K–12 School
  • Non-profit organization (501(c)(3) in the US/Registered Charity in Canada) that serves children in the K-12 grade range

To be eligible to apply for this grant, the school or organization must meet the below criteria:

  • Be a charter or public school including tribally controlled and Bureau of Indian Education schools, non-profit private school, or a non-profit organization or tribal entity that serves children in the K-12 age range
  • Engage at least 10 children on a regular basis
  • Be growing edible plants in your garden
  • For previous Whole Kids Foundation Garden Grant recipients:
    • Eligible to re-apply if you received your previous grant funds in 2020 or earlier and have completed the required follow-up documentation


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