Grant Resources

Annie’s Grants for Gardens provides grants for edible school gardens located in the US. The application is due in November.   

Brightside St. Louis Neighbors Naturescaping grants St. Louis City community spaces and schools materials like plants, tools, and hardscape for beautification. 

Captain Planet Foundation invests in STEM programs that empower youth to become environmental change-makers. Applications are typically open from July-January and January-July.

Clif Bar Family Foundation awards grants to protect the Earth, create a healthy food system, increase opportunities for outdoor activity, and build stronger communities. Applications are reviewed three times a year; the deadlines are in  February, June, and October. 

Forest ReLeaf Project CommuniTree provides free Missouri native trees for community projects and schools. Trees are available in the spring and fall on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

FruitGuys Community Fund provides grants up to $5,000 to small American farms and agricultural nonprofits for sustainability projects that positively affect the environment and local food system.  The deadline is in January. 

Herb Society of America funds elementary school herb gardens. Applications are due in October.

Kids Gardening Grants offers a variety of grants to start and expand school gardens throughout the school year.

Missouri Department of Conservation funds materials for outdoor education and field experience transportation to educators who use the Discover Nature Schools Curriculum. 

Missouri Environmental Education Association awards $250 for environmental and sustainability education to MEEA members and has a database of additional environmental education grants.

Missouri Prairie Foundation awards several grants to help fund the establishment of a public prairie garden or planting. The deadline to apply is in March.