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Kitchen Garden Kickstart Grants

ClosedGrant Closed: 20th of March 2024 Value: Up to $5,000 plus program membership valued at $2,728 Run By: Kitchen Garden Foundation Further Information: https://www.kitchengardenfoundation.org.au/kickstart_grants_2024

These grants are designed to enable schools to kickstart a successful and sustainable Kitchen Garden Program. Grant funds support the purchase of key infrastructure and are often spent on items such as garden beds, ovens, accessible work top benches, greenhouses and outdoor learning spaces. 

12 successful schools will each receive a 2-year Kitchen Garden Program Membership and a once-off $5,000 grant to spend on kickstarting or boosting their Program. The grant will enable schools to purchase necessary garden and/or kitchen materials, such as garden beds, garden tools, benches, pots and pans – whatever the school needs to support their Program to grow!

The Program Membership Package valued at $2728, includes:

  • Printed resource package (including 8 books)
  • Access to the Shared Table – our online resource library and community hub
  • Two places to our Getting Started webinar
  • Two places to a Program Enrichment webinar
  • Access to Virtual Tours and face-to-face Professional Development sessions, nationwide
  • One-on-one online catch ups + weekday phone or email support
  • A set of aprons
  • A Kitchen Garden Program Seasonal Planner
  • Discounts on additional printed resources, from our shop
  • Plus! Membership to The Diggers Club
  • Access to Trellis –our online, individualised support tool

The $5,000 grant can be used for items that relate to the development of garden or kitchen infrastructure and/or the equipment and resources to support the Kitchen Garden Program.

Last Updated: 26th of February 2024
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