Through the continuous generosity and support of the Joshua Levine Memorial Foundation, Slow Food East End has been able to help promote and sustain the efforts of the school garden movement on the East End of Long Island. Grants are available for new gardens (up to $1500) and existing garden programs (up to $500). Slow Food East End funds three master farmer interns who work with schools on the North and South Forks affiliated with the Edible School Gardens. SFEE grants are now available for the purchase of garden tools, supplies and materials for the 2014-2015 school year.
Initial Grant Deadline: October 31st, 2014
- Be a nonprofit school or school district (public, private or charter, elementary, middle or secondary) or a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working in partnership with one or more schools.
- Have an established school garden project.
- Be a member of the Edible School Garden Group and Slow Food East End Chapter. (To become a member of ESGG contact, to become a member of SFEE go to www.slowfoodeastend.com
- Have the capacity to manage grant funds responsibly, and report ongoing progress to Slow Food East End and the Joshua Levine Memorial Foundation.
- Demonstrate that the garden project has strong participation from stakeholders within the school, including the school principal or other school administrator.