Looking for a sponsor for your garden?
As community gardens are all grass roots started and managed, sponsoship becomes vital to obtain much needed resources! See this helpful guide; Sowing Seeds of Interest; Promoting Community Gardens, Public Resources to help you get the resources you need:
Evergreen Funding: Evergreen has partnered with several sponsors to cover school learning gardens and community greening projects. Several different grants are available http//www.evergreen.ca/en/funding/grants/
TD Friends of the Environment. Accepts applications year round, however apply at least a month before you need the money. Amounts from $50-$4000 can be granted. They have funded a number of community gardens in other communities. For more information go to: http://www.td.com/fef/index.jsp
Home Depot has an extensive community give back program called Team Depot. Christopher Champlain Garden in Cambridge has already received much support from them! If you need resources for your garden, help with constructing a project they could provide you with the tools and labour to get the job done.
Carrot Cache invests in people who are working either in worker co-operatives or who are working for an organization promoting organic agriculture and/or community food strategies. Carrot Cache funds groups across Canada and has supported Canadians who are working internationally. To see if you are eligible for funding, click here.
Thank you to our sponsors who have already helped out with past community garden events.
|Zehr's Stanley Park|
|Walmart - Sunrise Centre|
|Walmart - Fairview Park Mall|
|Canadian Tire - Erb St.|
|Home Depot - Cambridge|
|Canadian Organic Growers|
|City of Kitchener Environmental Improvement Grant|
|Zehr's Glenwood Plaza|
|Zehr's Laurentian Power|
|Zehr's Highland Hills Plaza|
|Zellers - Bridgeport|
|Canadian Tire - Fairway Rd.|
|Hillcrest House B&B|
|Region of Waterloo Public Health|
|Community Garden Council of Waterloo Region|
|Reformation Lutheran Church|
|St. James Rosemount United Church|
|Forest Hill United Church|
|Marantha Christian Reformed Church|