The Gardening for Food Fund, a new fund of The Cape Cod Foundation, is now accepting grant proposals for gardening projects and programs in Barnstable County. Grants of up to $350 will be made to selected 501(c)(3) public charities or teachers implementing project-based programs within a public school for students in grades K-7. The application deadline is December 1. The entire application process is online at capecodfoundation.org.
The purpose of the Fund is to support groups that are teaching gardening skills, collectively or in smaller group settings, applying those skills to food production and generating yield. The Fund also supports start-up gardens and projects ranging from beginner to advanced gardening.
The premise of the Fund is that working together on a project is essential to human health. All projects must also support diversity, including, for example, people of different ages, genders, sexual orientations, backgrounds and beliefs.
For additional information, contact Dara Gannon, the Foundation’s Program Officer, at 508.790.3040 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Anyone interested in donating to The Gardening for Food Fund can contact The Cape Cod Foundation at 508.790.3040, donate online at capecodfoundation.org, or mail a check, payable to The Gardening for Food Fund, to: The Cape Cod Foundation, 261 Whites Path, Unit 2, South Yarmouth, MA 02664.