Category Archives: School Grants

School grants in the news

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School Gardening Grant Update

Idlehurst Elementary School 46 Stackpole Road, Somersworth, NH, serving grades PreK through 2. Mrs. Ficco’s Idlehurst Elementary School kindergartners were so grateful to receive the Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Grant this year. This spring, we used grow lights in the … Continue reading

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School Gardening Grant Update

Maple Wood Elementary School, Somersworth We have six third grade classrooms at Maple Wood Elementary and with the grant money we were able to get three pots per classroom, seeds and soil. Students were able to take turns planting. We … Continue reading

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Nute Middle High School

After receiving the much needed grant to build a composting program at Nute Middle High School in Milton, New Hampshire, we purchased the supplies to build the actual bin and the supplies needed to collect and deliver organic materials to … Continue reading

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Farm to School Update

Somersworth’s Sustainability Efforts Come Full Circle May has been an extraordinarily busy month in our schools. Maple Wood and Idlehurst saw the upstart of several new garden beds, identifying Kindergarten, Grade 3 and 4 as the primary recipients of garden … Continue reading

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Press Release

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact:  SCMGA.grants@gmail.com   Local Schools Receive Funding for Gardening Projects Strafford County Master Gardeners have implemented a new grant program for teachers in their county Durham, NH (May 8, 2019) — Three lucky Strafford County schools will … Continue reading

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