H2O to Grow Grant Fund

A community-government partnership to increase water access and healthy food production in Wyandotte County.

In 2013The H2O to Grow Coalition announced a new grant fund to install water taps at community gardens and urban farms.  Overseen by the Food Systems Action Team and Kansas City Community Gardens, the fund is the result of a unique partnership between the Unified Government’s Departments of Public Health and Public Works and the H2O to Grow Coalition. The three work together to:

  • Increase healthy food grown in Wyandotte County
  • Use Land Bank land for community benefit
  • Manage empty lots to reduce stormwater run-off

Application materials for the 2018 grant cycle will are now available!

Please send a letter of interest (LOI) to Kansas City Community Gardens to schedule a water audit. The deadline for LOIs is December 31, 2017. The letter should include your site name, site address, garden/farm coordinator contact information, and three potential dates and times that work best to schedule a site visit. The best days for KCCG staff are Mon, Tues, Thurs, and Fri, 9am-5pm.

Deadline for submitting the full application is 4pm on February 28.

Please send completed LOIs to Sharon Goldstein at sharon@kccg.org

For questions please contact Sarah Hartwig at shartwig@wycokck.org

Here are a couple of resources to assist with the application: