Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb provides tools, materials and other support to help communities reach their goals for neighborhood beautification, community collaboration and healthy, sustainable food sources.
Funding is available nationwide. Examples of new garden initiatives and garden expansion initiatives Project Orange Thumb has supported in the past:
> Gardens that grow produce for school meal programs
> Gardens created to increase environmental and agricultural education in the community
> Gardens donating produce to hunger relief programs
> Gardens for nursing homes, rehabilitation centers, and related facilities
> Gardens created to aid in healthy eating and lifestyle educational programs
Award: Grant receipients will receive $3,500 in cash and tools.
Deadline: February 2
More Information: http://www2.fiskars.com/Community/Project-Orange-Thumb