Scotts Canada announces
2021 Gro for good Grants initiative recipients
Supporting Community Gardens and Green Spaces across Canada
Mississauga, ON (April 22nd, 2021) –
The results are in, and we are thrilled to announce our 2021 Gro for good grant recipients!! Each of these deserving communities is being awarded a $2,500 grant to help them continue to develop sustainable gardens and greenspaces in their communities! Let’s get growing!
Congratulations to the following projects and organizations that are receiving a grant this year:
• SOS Gopherwood Garden, Strathmore Overnight Shelter, Strathmore, AB
• Forest Hills School Aquaponics Greenhouse and Community Greenspace,Forest Hills School, Saint John, NB
• The CBS Community Garden Orchard and Expansion Project, Conception Bay South Parks Commission, NL
• Dakota Collegiate Community Garden Classroom, Dakota Collegiate, Winnipeg, MB
• Jardinons ensemble, Carrefour Jeunesse-Emploi Thérèse-De Blainville, Sainte-Thérèse, QC
• Jardin inclusif, Centre Normand-Léveillé, Drummondville, QC
As we enter into our second growing season impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, garden and and greenspaces offer opportunities to enrich our physical mental and community wellbeing through gardening.
Facebook Video Contest: Gro for good grant recipients are now eligible to receive an additional $2,500 cash grant that will be awarded based on a social media contest hosted on Scotts Canada’s GroMoreGood Canada Facebook page. The contest is scheduled to run on September 30, 2021 and will respect local, provincial and national health authority guidelines. Check back here for important updates.
Thank you to all applicants: Scotts Canada, Communities in Bloom, Plant · Grow ·Share a Row, and Nutrients for Life applaud your efforts to enhance your communities.