2022 Funded Grants 

To date, Grow Watauga has awarded the following grants for the 2022 grant cycle.  There will be additional granting opportunities throughout the year.
 

  • Lettuce Learn: Parkway School Educational Garden
     

  • Watauga Food Council: 2022 Community Skill Share Program
     

  • 2022 Plant a Row for the Hungry Program
     

  • No Hunger 4 the Holidays 2022 - Partnering with Blue Ridge Women in Agriculture - the LocalFam program

For more information or to request a grant application, contact Devin Windelspecht, Leadership Officer, at info@GrowWatauga.org

2021 Funded Grants 

Grow Watauga is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2021 community grant program. These are all amazing programs and we are so proud to support them!
 

  • Blackburn Community Outreach: CSA share program for the needy
     

  • WAMY Community Action: WAMY Community & Educational Garden
     

  • Hunger and Health Coalition: Plant a Row for the Hungry program
     

  • Hospitality House: Hospitality House Gardens/Edible Landscaping
     

  • Community Care Clinic: Nutrition Education Program
     

  • Western Youth Network: Lil' Sprouts Garden Club
     

  • Blowing Rock Women in Agriculture: Local Food Conversations program

2020 Funded Grants

In 2020, the board of advisors of Grow Watauga.org announced $9,500 in local community grant awards. 


The board granted:
 

  • $6,000 to the WAMY Community Action for Food Security Programs
     

  • $2,000 to Hunger and Health Coalition of the High Country
     

  • $1,200 collaborative grant to Western Youth Network (WYN) and the Hospitality House of Boone for Grow Box and educational garden programs.
     

  • $300 to the Avery WAMY educational garden

We are proud to support these programs that are so vital to our community, and grateful to the local agencies and volunteers that help us address poverty and food insecurity.