This year the VSGP were thrilled to receive record breaking grant applications; with over 450 entries from 265 schools across the state. Like many others in these difficult times, schools are realising the important role that gardening and school gardens have to offer their students and are wanting to implement garden projects in their school yards.
Choosing the successful applicants with so many high-quality entries and stunning garden projects, was not an easy task. Due to the volume and quality of applications received, the VSGP Advisory Committee decided to reward an additional 20 schools with high scores yet still missed out, a Merit Grant to the value of $250.
59 successful schools will now be able to under their proposed garden project while another 20 Merit grant will be able to contribute funds to their school garden or garden program.
Click here to see the 2020 Grant Recipients