Plant a Seed Garden Grants

The Union County Board of County Commissioners is proud to present the Plant a Seed educational and environmental grant programs, Union County Kids Dig in and Union County Means Green.

Both programs provide residents with more opportunities for engaging in community service and creating a healthier, cleaner and greener Union County.

Union County Kids Dig In grants are available to K-12 schools.

Union County Means Green grants are available to community gardens in a wide variety of locations.

Follow the links above for more details about each program. Please note that the 2023 grants have been awarded. A total of 94 school and community gardens received grants. Check back next year for information on the 2024 grant cycle.

The nonprofit organization Groundwork Elizabeth partners with Union County to administer the Plant a Seed grant programs. Visit for more information.