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Where Does My Donation Go?

While the exact cost of each school’s garden depends on many factors, including size, location, landscape, resources, etc. the average cost of a Healthy Growing school garden program is around $4,000.

Your generous donation is tax deductible and helps support thousands of children, paying for essential learning materials that may include:

  • Seeds
  • Dwarf Trees
  • Watering Cans
  • Watering Hose
  • Spray Nozzle
  • Hand Trowels
  • Rakes
  • Shovels
  • Garden Hoes
  • Pitchforks
  • Pruning Shears
  • Twine
  • Gloves
  • Brooms
  • Dustpans
  • Wheelbarrows
  • Lumber
  • Screws
  • Poultry Wire Netting
  • Landscape Fabric
  • Outdoor seating
  • Soil
  • Compost
  • Garden Banner
  • Shed
  • Supply Delivery
  • Volunteer Training
  • Fence
  • Hay Bales
  • Teacher training courses
  • Curriculum development
  • Garden planning and implementation
  • CSR coordination for your business and employees

Your donation not only helps start a school garden program, but it’s a sustainable investment as well. We’ve designed our programs to be self-sustaining and with minimal future funding. Once the garden program is launched, future funding can be secured from the students’ Enterprise Projects, which are created with the help of the entrepreneurial-based curriculum.