CT Grown for CT Kids Grant

Last updated December 1, 2021

The Connecticut Department of Agriculture is accepting applications through December 20, 2021 for its first ever round of the CT Grown for CT Kids Grant! Apply for funding to help grow your Farm to School program.  Connecticut schools, early childhood centers, groups partnering with schools and ECE centers and more are eligible to apply, please visit the website for a complete list at www.CTGrown.gov/grants > CT Grown for CT Kids.  A webinar and Q & A session for the funding opportunity was recently held, slides and the recording can be viewed HERE. Also, the USDA Farm to School Program is now accepting applications through January 10, 2022!  For any additional questions on either funding opportunity, please reach out to Cyrena Thibodeau at Cyrena.thibodeau@ct.gov or 860-895-3094.  UConn Extension is offering 45 minute coaching workshops where you can have a sounding board from an experienced grant writer for your proposals- available for both CT Grown for CT Kids Grant and the USDA Farm to School. You may use the attached flyer and click “Sign Up” on the flyer to schedule a meeting or click here.  Some amazing Farm to School partners were recently featured on WNPR, check it out here to get some backstory on the grant.