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.
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: firstname.lastname@example.org for school garden inquiries and Liz Kleisner, City Sprouts Manager at: email@example.com 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.
Applications are due Friday, March 26, 2021 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.
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