Tag Archives: School Grants

School Grants for Gardening Education Awarded

The SCMGA School Grants Committee is pleased to announce that two Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Grants have been awarded for the fall 2022 semester.  Last year’s grant to a kindergarten teacher at the McClelland Elementary School in Rochester supported a … Continue reading

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Maple Wood School

Recently Maple Wood School was fortunate to receive the Carolyn Bassage Memorial School Garden Grant from the Strafford County Master Gardeners Association. This has allowed us to expand our garden in two important ways. The first way we expanded our … Continue reading

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Gardening Grants

History of School Grants Awarded: 2021 Spring Idlehurst School, Somersworth:  Gardening tools Maple Street Magnet School, Rochester:  Raised beds Maple Wood Elementary School, Somersworth:  Drip irrigation system and tools 2020 Fall Barrington Elementary School, Barrington:  Raised bed pollinator garden 2019 … Continue reading

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School Garden Update

Social Distance School Garden Prep Though it’s hard to predict when kids will be getting back into the school gardens, we know for sure it won’t be this school year with COVID 19 school closures extended to ensure greater safety … Continue reading

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School grants in the news

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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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Ready, set, plant

Reminder:  The Strafford County Master Gardeners Association will hold its 17th annual plant sale on Sunday, May 19, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m, rain or shine, in the Durham Town Hall parking lot. The sale supports community projects throughout Strafford County, … 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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