GRO1000 Grassroots Grants

In addition to the Showcase Grants, ScottsMiracle-Gro also provides GRO1000 Grassroots Grants to help foster community spirit and public service. Grassroots Grants of up to $1,500 are awarded to local communities to help bring edible gardens, flower gardens and public green spaces to neighborhoods across the United States.

For a complete list of past GRO1000 Grassroots Grant recipients, please click here.

2014 ScottsMiracle-Gro GRO1000 Grassroots Grant Recipients

  • Active 20-30 Sebastopol #63, 20-30 TLC Garden Project, Sevastopol, CA
  • Anaconda Food Bank Box Garden Project, Anaconda, MT
  • Art of Cultural Evolution, Colony, Miami, FL
  • Asbury Seminary Community Garden, Wilmore, KY
  • Asheville City Schools Preschool – Green Team, School Garden, Asheville, NC
  • Asian Pacific American Network of Oregon (APANO), Harrison Park School and Community Garden, Portland, OR
  • Atlanta Community Food Bank, Increasing Access to Fresh Produce for Low Income Families, Atlanta, GA
  • Baltic School and Community Garden, Baltic, SD
  • Barelas Community Coalition Greenhouse and Garden Project, Albuquerque, NM
  • Benton-Franklin Community Health Alliance, Edible Gardening program for At-Risk Youth in Benton and Cambridge Valley Community Development and Preservation Partnership, Healthy Cambridge, Cambridge, NY
  • CAPFSC/Tableland Services, Project Home Grown, Somerset, PA
  • Catawba County Library, 214 Growing to Eat Garden, Newton, NC
  • Catholic Charities, Diocese of Metuchen and Unity Square Program, Hope Manor Community Garden, New Brunswick, NJ
  • Circle of Nations School, Green & Growing, Wahpeton, ND
  • City of Durham – Neighborhood Improvement Services, Eastway Beautification Plan, Durham, NC
  • Clarksville – Johnson County Department Foundation, Clarksville Community Garden, Clarksville, AR
  • Common Ground Community Garden, Shreveport, LA
  • Community encompass, Seed to Table Initiative, Muskegon, MI
  • DeKalb County Community Gardens, Old State Forest Garden, DeKalb, IL
  • Downtown Carlisle Association, Heberlig Palmer Park Upgrade, Carlisle, PA
  • Druid City Garden Project, Garden Construction, Tuscaloosa, AL
  • Edison High School, EHS Garden and Orchard, Edison, NJ
  • Expressive and Wellness Programs, Art Gardens, Lexington, KY
  • Fairfield Middle School – FMS East End Community Garden Project, Fairfield Fresh Market, Richmond, VA
  • Flagler Village Community Garden, Flagler Garden, Fort Lauderdale, FL
  • Food Justice Alliance, Permaculture Garden, Washington, DC
  • Franklin Counties: Juvenile Justice Center & My Friends Place Teen Shelter Gardens, Kennewick, WA
  • Friends of the Lower Olentangy Watershed (FLOW), Stratford Ecological Center – Edible Rain Garden, Delaware, OH
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Champion Valley, Schulenburg Community Garden, Schulenburg, TX
  • Boys & Girls Clubs of Fullerton, Teen Garden to Table, Fullerton, CA
  • Boys and Girls Clubs of Kern County, Flower Garden Addition, Bakersfield, CA
  • Eastside Memorial High School, Outdoor Learning Lab, Austin, TX
  • Elder Community Garden, Elder Community Garden, Brigham City, UT
  • Franklin Soil & Water Conservation District, Triple B – Bees, Butterflies & County Community Garden, Preston, ID
  • Future Agricultural Resources for Montana ‘FARM’, Tower Community Gardens, Missoula, MT
  • Future Forward Foundation, Inc., Seed the Future, Florence, AZ
  • Garden Time, Herb Garden at the John J. Moran Medium Security Facility, Adult Correctional Institution, Cranston, RI
  • Georgian Court University, Mercy Community Garden, Lakewood, NJ
  • High Rocks Educational Corporation, High Rocks Gardens, Hillsboro, WV
  • Laupahoehoe Community Public Charter School Organic Garden and Farm to School Program,Laupahoehoe, HI
  • Hyaets, Food Forest, Lincolnton, NC
  • Imagine Community Gardens, Ontario Street Community Garden, Lockport, KY
  • Interactive Resource Center, Edible Community Garden, Greensboro, NC
  • Junior League of Bristol, TN/VA, Inc., Girls Inc. Community Garden, Bristol, VA
  • KidsPeace Berks Garden, Temple, PA
  • La Maestra Foundation, Jardin de la Vida/Garden of Life, San Diego, CA
  • La Mujer Obrera Community Farm, El Paso, TX
  • Lennard FFA Chapter, Bay in Grass Class Program, Ruskinn, FL
  • Leonard R. Flynn PTA Project: Flynn Elementary Community Garden, San Francisco, CA
  • Lowe’s Grove Middle School PTA, Lowe’s Grove Outdoor Environmental Learning Center, Durham, NC
  • Keep Hutto Beautiful Foundation, Peterson Community Garden Restoration, Hutto, TX
  • Macomb Community Drug Courts, Inc., Juvenile Court Garden, Mt. Clemens, MI
  • Madison County Mental Health Center, Gardens of Growth and Healing, Huntsville, AL
  • Mercer Cancer Center, Community Healing Garden at Mercy Cancer Center, Clive, IA
  • Metairie Sanctuary on the Lake, Inc., Metairie Sanctuary on the Lake, Metairie, LA
  • Mountain Laurel Montessori School, Hoop House for the Hungry, Flint Hill, VA
  • Nauset Regional Middle School Greenhouse Building Project, Orleans, MA
  • NC Coastal Land Trust Project, Veterans Employment Base Camp and Organic Garden, New Bern, NC
  • Outer Seed Shadow, OSS#01, New York, NY
  • PATH (People Assisting the Homeless), A Garden PATH, Los Angeles, CA
  • Peace with Justice Committee/Spokane Friends Church, Community Peace Garden, Spokane, WA
  • Plant Industries, Delaware Department of Agriculture, Planting Hope in Delaware, New Castle, DE
  • Point Defiance Flower and Garden Show, A Garden Festival, Tacoma, WA
  • Polk County Master Gardeners Association, Inspiration Garden at Mt. Fir Park, Location: Independence, OR
  • Project Reflect, PREP Summer Program, Nashville, TN
  • River City Harvest, Inc., Malmstrom AFB Community Garden, Great Falls, MT
  • Riviera Beach Community Development Corporation, Riviera Beach Heights Community Garden & Park, Riviera Beach, FL
  • Roanoke Community Garden Association, Let Us Grow Program, Roanoke, VA
  • Rotary Club of Gastonia through the Rotary Foundation of Gastonia, The Rotary Community Garden, Gastonia, NC
  • Scott County Soil and Water Conservation District, Outdoor Classroom Area, Gate City, VA
  • Secaucus Green Team, Native Plant Gardens for Sustainability, Secaucus, NJ
  • Seed2Need, Corrales, NM
  • Sisters of Charity Health System, Building Healthy Communities, Cleveland, OH
  • Southside Community Development and Housing Corporations, Southwood Community Garden, Richmond, VA
  • Spokane Valley Partners Community Garden, Spokane Valley, WA
  • Springfield Foundation, Springfield Grows, Springfield, OH
  • St. Carries Center for Human Development, St. Carries Center Organic Garden, Hemet, CA
  • St. Paul’s United Methodist & Interspiritual Community, BLOOMING HOPE: The Garden at St. Paul’s, Denver, CO
  • Teton Medical Center Foundation, TMC Resident’s Garden, Choteau, MT
  • The DuBois Institute for Entrepreneurship, Inc., Aunt Katie’s Community Garden – Summer Program, Dothan, AL
  • The Capital Region Youth Tennis Foundation (aka 15-LOVE), The Hoop House Project, Albany, NY
  • The Foundation for Enhancing Communities, The Hershey community Garden (HCG), Hershey, PA
  • The Garden Project of Southwest Colorado, Manna Soup Kitchen Community Garden, Durango, CO
  • The Housing Authority of the City of Frederick, The Lucas Village Community Garden, Frederick, MD
  • Town of Cornelius, Community Garden, Cornelius, NC
  • Town of Cutler Bay, Cutler Bay Community Garden, Cutler Bay, FL
  • Van Buren First Assembly of God, VBFA Alzheimer’s Care Ministry, Van Buren, AR
  • Van Guard Landing, Inc., Van Garden, Virginia Beach, VA
  • Vestal Boys and Girls Club, Lil’ Farmer’s Market, Knoxville, TN
  • Wake Technical Community College, Wake Tech Leadership Community Garden, Raleigh, NC
  • Waxahachie Partnership, Inc., LQC Beautification of Vacant Lots on Square, Waxahachie, TX
  • West Elmwood Housing Development Corporation, Diamond Superior Community Garden, Providence, RI
  • Westmoor Park, Plant A Row for the Hungry, West Hartford, CT
  • Wheeling Jesuit University, Harvesting Health for Seniors, Wheeling, WV
  • Wiyot Tribe, The table Bluff Reservation Healthy and Traditional Food Systems Initiative, Loleta, CA
  • Youth Employment Academy, Mariposa Community Gardens, Denver, CO