Dig In! Water Assistance Application

PLEASE NOTE: This applications is only open to existing Dig In! Community Gardens in successful operations for 2 or more years

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.

 

NOT ELIGIBLE:

  • 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: elatham@city-green.org for school garden inquiries and Liz Kleisner, City Sprouts Manager at: lkleisner@city-green.org for educational youth programing.

  • Commercial for-profit entities and private residences are not eligible for funding.

 

Dig In! Returning Community Garden Application​

  • Open to existing Dig In! Community Gardens in successful operations for 2 or more years

  • Applicants must maintain a minimum of three adults committed to their project

  • Funding can be up to $2,000 with a 10% match. Funds can be used for hoses, rain barrels, irrigation, water hook up and other water-related necessities.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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 diagram of water plan, a completed budget sheet and letter of support.

Provide the electronic signature of all three Project Coordinators.

SECTION I
GARDEN CONTACT INFORMATION

SECTION II

NARRATIVE QUESTIONS

Respond to each question in 100 words or more.

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SECTION III

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

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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

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