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From Cornell Cooperative Extension of Monroe County: October 30, 2015
The CCE Gardening Helpline releases Winter hours.
Master Gardener Volunteers are ready to answer your garden and indoor or outdoor pest questions throughout the winter season.  Give them at call at 585-753-2555 from 9 a.m. until noon Monday, Wednesday and Friday.


Eco-Tech Grants
Funding of up to $2,500 is available to schools and nonprofits to create a nature-based STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) project.
*** DEADLINE to apply is Tuesday, March 15th, 2016 ***
Learn more here.

Seeds of Change Grant Program
$10,000-$20,000 awards are available to support community and school garden efforts.
*** Applications are open on March 9th, 2016 and close on April 18th, 2016. Announcements will be made on May 3rd, 2016 ***
Learn more here.

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation: Announces a Call for Proposals
A call for proposals is being made for Evidence for Action: Investigator-Initiated Research to Build a Culture of Health, which is a program supporting evidence-based research necessary to build a culture where health is central. Every year, approximately $2.2 million funds 5-12 projects each year. Many of past award recipients have integrated community gardening practices into their strategy.
*** Letters of intent are currently being accepted on a rolling basis ***
Learn more here.

The Pollination Project
Grants available to support grassroots community food projects.
*** Applications accepted on a rolling basis ***
Apply here.

Fruit Tree Planting Foundation - Tree Planting Grants
Funding available to plant an orchard in your community green space.
*** Applications accepted on a rolling basis ***
Apply here.

Source: Garden of E.D.E.N, Foodlink, Rochester, NY

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