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WHO MAY APPLY
Public or private non-profit organizations are eligible to apply, including but not limited to the following:
• Community-based organizations
• Faith-based organizations
• Colleges and universities
• Government organizations
• Gardening, horticultural and agricultural organizations
End hunger organizations
Food and Nutrition Service
The Food and Nutrition Service (FNS) of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has $1 million available in Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 for a People’s Garden School Pilot Program. FNS is requesting applications to enter into a cooperative agreement for the purposes of awarding grants to develop and run community gardens at eligible high-poverty schools; teaching students involved in the gardens about agriculture production practices, diet, and nutrition; contributing produce to supplement food provided at eligible schools, student households, local food banks, or senior center nutrition programs; and conducting an evaluation of funded projects to learn more about the impacts of school gardens.
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