GROW Garden Pilot: Apply Now!

This year 5 MMSD schools [3 Elementary and 2 Middle] will have the opportunity to build their school garden programs. 

Participating schools will receive support to establish a school-based leadership team to:

(1) integrate the garden into core learning subjects,
(2) build community engagement in the garden, and
(3) build new or enhance existing gardens to serve as a school and community space for
learning.

Support will include:

* Extended employment to participating teachers.
* Facilitation of a garden design gathering, support in community engagement,
and installation / enhancement of the garden.
* Substantial technical and material assistance ($8,000 value) for the
garden build/expansion and coordination of the Build event

TO APPLY

Email growmadison@gmail.com to notify us of your intent to apply by
   September 19th.

* Start putting together your leadership team right away as you will
need to work together to complete the application

* Attend an optional grant Information Session:

Monday, September 17th or
Tuesday, September 18th

from 4:00-5:00 p.m. in Room 100A, Doyle Administration Building

* Complete the application and submit a hard copy to Lisa Wachtel, Room 125,
Doyle Administration Building AND email the application to growmadison@gmail.com
by 5:00pm on October 5th, 2012.

DOWNLOADGROW Schools Application 2012-13

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS OCTOBER 5, 2012.

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