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ScottsMiracle-Gro Grants Program Will Fund More Than 100 Projects Nationwide in 2016

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Mayor KasimReed accepting GRO1000 grant from Scotts_MGro for ATL UrbanAG program.

Grants for Community Gardens, Greenspaces and Pollinator Habitats

Press Release
Mar 21, 2016

Excerpt:

More than 100 grants were awarded to civic and non-profit organizations nationwide to develop or improve pollinator habitats, community gardens and greenspaces.

In its sixth year, the GRO1000 Grassroots Grants are a part of the company’s commitment to support the creation of more than 1,000 community gardens and greenspaces in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Europe by 2018, which aligns with its 150th anniversary.

This year’s program coincides with “The Pollinator Promise,” ScottsMiracle-Gro’s yearlong program to promote the creation of habitats where bees, butterflies and other pollinators can thrive and to improve consumer education about the importance of pollinators. As part of that effort, 65 of the organizations receiving GRO1000 Grassroots Grants funding will establish pollinator gardens.

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