FUNDING FOR GARDENS: Grants from Fiskars "Orange Thumb" - Deadline - Feb 17
- Find information about a funding opportunity for your current or new
community gardening efforts below.
East Isthmus Neighborhoods Planning Council
East Isthmus Roots, an EINPC publication
1321 E. Mifflin St. #201 Madison, WI 53703
204-0834 fax 204-0835 email hathaway@...
http://eastisthmus.org and www.madison.com/communities/einpc
Uniting and strengthening east Madison neighborhoods
[FYI... Bayview Community Center in the triangle neighborhood received
this grant for its Planting Partners program last year.]
Community Garden Groups Invited to Apply for Fiskars "Orange Thumb"
Deadline: February 17, 2006
Fiskars Garden & Outdoor Living ( http://fiskars.com/US/ ) is now
accepting applications for its 2006 Project Orange Thumb grants
program. The company created Project Orange Thumb to support community
garden groups in the U.S. with tools and materials. Project Orange
Thumb recipients will receive grants of up to $1,500 in Fiskars Garden
Tools (retail value), and up to $800 in gardening-related materials
such as plants, seeds, mulch, etc. Recipients will also receive
Project Orange Thumb t-shirts for garden members/volunteers.
Gardens and/or gardening projects geared toward community involvement,
neighborhood beautification, sustainable agriculture, and/or
horticultural education are eligible. Community garden groups, as well
as schools, youth groups, community centers, camps, clubs, treatment
facilities, etc. are encouraged to apply. Only group applications will
be considered; single individuals are not eligible. The program is open
to any community garden in the fifty states and the District of
Visit the Fiskars Web site for complete program guidelines and
RFP Link: http://fconline.fdncenter.org/pnd/10000427/fiskars
CAC Community Gardens
608-246-4730 ext. 218
1717 N. Stoughton Rd.
Madison, WI 53704
Check out the new Madison Community Garden Organizer's Handbook, with
tons of great resources for keeping your garden running smoothly, on the
web at www.cacscw.org/gardens/handbook