Grant Opportunity: Dig In

Dig in! Growing Libraries with Gardens and Nature-based Learning Spaces

Create or expand a garden area for learning

Plants in a garden.Grant Amount:


Time Range:

1 or 2 years*



Staff Contact:

Lyndsay Forbes

Program Description

This grant will establish or expand a garden area at the library that will serve as an educational space. Projects should include a strong programming component with an emphasis on hands-on activities. Libraries should have vested partnerships at the proposal stage. Potential partnerships could include area environmental groups, gardening clubs, Board of Health, and other relevant organizations.

Projects must include a plan for maintaining the space during and after the project.

**Libraries on an academic calendar may choose to do a 2 year project at the discretion of the consultant.

For More Information

Robert Favini, Head of Library Advisory and Development
617-725-1860 x237
857-488-6590 (Mobile)

Amy Clayton, Administrative Coordinator
617-725-1860 x228
857-488-6408 (Mobile)