Dig In! Pollinator Habitat Application
APPLICATION GUIDELINES AND ELIGIBILITY
ELIGIBILITY: This program supports community organizations, faith-based organizations, municipal “adopt-a-lot” programs, garden clubs, green teams, and energetic community members looking to spearhead a public, community garden project. Projects must be located in Passaic County.
Projects outside of Passaic County are not eligible.
Schools and youth-serving organizations are not eligible to apply, Please contact Emma Latham, School Grounds Manager at: email@example.com for school garden inquiries and Liz Kleisner, City Sprouts Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org for educational youth programing.
Commercial for-profit entities and private residences are not eligible for funding.
Dig In! Pollinator Habitat Garden Grants
Project must be highly visible to the public and provide an identifiable positive impact to the neighborhood.
Area must have on-site access to water.
Applicants must have a minimum of three adults committed to their project
Funding is $500 and can be used to purchase: perennial plants, hoses, and soil amendments. 75% of the grant funds must be used to purchase plant material, grant funds cannot be used to buy annual plants.
Applications are due Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 11:59 pm EST.
Complete Sections I, II, and III of the application.
Be sure to upload photos or sketch of garden site, a completed budget sheet and letter of support.
Provide the electronic signature of all three Project Coordinators.
GARDEN CONTACT INFORMATION
Respond to each question in 100 words or more.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By signing below, we demonstrate our support for the garden if the grant is successful, and understand that should we be awarded the grant, we will have to provide a matching financial fund, attend the Dig In! Award Ceremony, and provide a final report at the end of the season.
Before you submit be sure to check that you:
Meet all eligibility requirements
Have 3 adults committed to the project
Completed all sections of the application
Meet the 100 word minimum requirement for all questions
Submitted all required documents
Have all three signatures
PLEASE NOTE: First-time pollinator habitat gardens are required to complete an in-person consultation and show a secured site before applying. Contact Kaitlin Muccio, New Ground Program Assistant, email@example.com to schedule a consultation.