School Garden Funding Available
Schools across the country have an opportunity to be awarded cash prizes they can use to develop gardens that help students engage in physical activities and cultivate healthy eating habits.
Possible prizes in the Get out and Grow School Garden Sweepstakes include:
- Gold: $15,000 cash award for a school garden and a visit from a Team USA Athlete
- Silver: $5,000 cash award for a school garden
- Bronze: $500 cash award for a school garden - awarded to 20 schools
The sweepstakes is open to all school administrators or food service directors of K-12 schools. Parents and community members in Texas are encouraged to share this opportunity with their schools to encourage them to enter. The deadline to enter is March 11, 2018.