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Apply Now For a Grassroots Garden Grant

January 6, 2018

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s charitable foundation announced the opening of the GRO1000 Grassroots Grants award program, inviting non-profit organizations from across the country to apply for funds to improve their communities.  The Grassroots Grants program, now in its seventh year, provides support to not-for-profit organizations to better their neighborhoods through the development of community gardens and greenspaces.

The Scotts Miracle-Gro Foundation will have supported the creation of 1,000 community greenscapes by the end of this year, which aligns with the The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company’s 150th anniversary.  To date, more than 956 community organizations across the country, as well as dozens of major U.S. cities, have received program funding.

The 2018 GRO1000 Grassroots Grants application is available online now at www.GRO1000.com.  The deadline for application submission is February 19, 2018, at 11:59 p.m. EST.  Grants range from $500 to $1,500 and are awarded based on youth engagement, community impact, harvest donation, and sustainability, among other factors.

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