Gardening Grants Of $1000 Available For Childcare Centres

By July 28, 2020
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Yates® Australia and Life Education Australia are encouraging young people to get out into the garden to grow and learn healthy habits by offering $1000 grants to early childhood services.

Criteria include:

  1. Plans that encourage a passion for growing and promoting healthy lifestyle choices.
  2. Links to Life Education’s ‘Growing Good Friends’ Module. This module explores:
  • nutrition
  • physical activity
  • positive relationships
  • personal safety

Items that are NOT funded by the Yates & Life Education Australia Grants

  • Horticulture and Landscaping fees (including wages, admin and labour charges).
  • Any travel costs
  • Delivery costs of goods and materials
  • Artificial plants, flowers and or grass
  • Irrigation equipment or water tanks totally more than 50% of the funding sought
  • Garden shed, chicken coops, greenhouse or animal housing totalling more than 50% of the funding requested.
  • Limitation on funding for concrete, paving, stones, fences etc totalling more than 50% of the funding requested.
  • Lawnmowers and/or other machinery
  • Cooking equipment

Applications are currently open and close on 28 August.

To apply and for more information: Growing Good Gardens

Reference: 
$1000 Garden Grants Available To Early Childhood Services, Aussie Childcare Network, 28 July 2020