Community Garden Start-Up Grants

A Community Garden Start-Up Grant is available to eligible organizations to support the design, planning, engagement and build of new community gardens in the city.

The various types of community gardens and eligible activities are defined in the Community Garden Policy.

The Community Garden Start-Up Grant is available in two phases: 

1) up to $5,000 for the design phase 
2) up to $10,000 for the build phase 

The Community Garden Start-Up Grant prioritizes supporting neighbourhoods without existing community gardens, higher population density neighbourhoods, and the development of new allotment gardens. 

The intake for the Community Garden Start-Up Grant opened on September 13, 2021 and will close on October 22, 2021. Funding will be awarded in December 2021. 

Learn more about the grant and how to apply: 

Terms of Reference 
Application Form
Final Report Form 

Learn more about the start-up process with our Starting a Community Garden in Your Neighbourhood guide.