The Idaho Department of Education, Child Nutrition Programs is offering grants to provide funding to Idaho’s public and private schools and childcare centers to implement a hands-on educational garden program that enhances nutrition education, classroom curriculum and increases the understanding and awareness of foods and nutrition in Idaho’s youth.
A total of $20,000 is available to Idaho schools and childcare organizations. Grants in the amount of $2,000 will be awarded to five public or private schools and three childcare organizations. Applications must be submitted by February 17, 2015.
For a copy of the RFP, grant application, photos of previous garden projects and related materials visit http://www.sde.idaho.gov/site/cnp/schoolgarden/.