The Montgomery County Office of Food Systems Resilience and the Office of Grants Management are soliciting grant applications for the FY23 Resident and Community Food Gardening Grant Program for qualified nonprofit organizations in Montgomery County that expand resident and community food production capacity as a means of increasing local food security. Award amounts will vary, with a maximum award amount of $15,000. All funded activities must be implemented within 12 months and all grant agreements must be finalized by June 30, 2023.
Key dates for this program are:
Proposals must focus on increasing organizational capacity to provide resident access to yard, patio, and community gardening supplies, space, and education. Eligible activities include establishing new or renewed small-space food production locations, increasing access to culturally appropriate foods, providing gardening and nutrition education resources, engaging community residents directly in food production, and providing supplies to residents to enable them to grow their own produce in yards and/or on patios.
Priority for funding will focus on projects that:
For more information, please visit: https://mcmdgrants.smapply.org/prog/FY23Gardening/