The Edible Schoolyard Academy: Fundraising Strategies

In this library, you'll find fundraising strategies, lists of grant-giving organizations, and general advice to help school garden and cooking programs flourish.

Resources

The attached list outlines a variety of sources for fundraising, including community and private foundations, government funding, and more. You will also find listed below websites that include funding resources for edible education programs.

Area: Garden, Kitchen, Cafeteria
Type: Fundraising
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The attached list provides an overview of techniques for raising funds, including membership, direct mail and online giving campaigns, major donors, earned income, and more.

Area: Garden, Kitchen, Cafeteria
Type: Fundraising
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Grant giving organizations can provide restricted funding for a particular project or program, or unrestricted funding to help cover the overhead costs of running the organization. This list shares strategies for successful grant writing and outlines the typical elements of a...

Area: Garden, Kitchen, Cafeteria
Type: Fundraising
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Individuals are the largest source of funding for nonprofit organizations. According to Giving USA, total charitable giving in the U.S. reached more than $298 billion in 2011. Of that amount, 73% came from individuals. This list features best practices for raising money from...

Area: Garden, Kitchen, Cafeteria
Type: Fundraising
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School fundraising does not have to involve high-calorie sweets or disposable stuff you don’t want or need. We all know how desperate our schools are for funds, but how to raise funds in a green and healthy way? The attached document collects a few of our favorite ideas...

Area: Garden, Kitchen, Cafeteria
Type: Fundraising
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The attached chart collects grants in the areas of gardens, nutrition education, alternative energy, recycling, waste management, and general environmental education grant opportunities.

Area: Garden, Kitchen, Cafeteria, Support Organization
Type: Fundraising
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