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CT Grown for CT Kids Grant Program Statute

FY22 Awardee Project Descriptions

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A statewide grant program to help establish and further Farm-to-School programs through CT schools.

Applications for the 2021 CT Grown for CT Kids Grant Program will be accepted until December 20, 2021 at 4:00 PM.

Grant Webinar and Q & A Session Recording Password for Recording: CTg4CTk2021

CTG4CTK Grant Presentation

Farm to School Grant Coach

2021 CT Grown for CT Kids Grant Guidance - Updated 11/18/21

Grant One Pager

Ready to get started filling out the application? 

Application Instructions Online Application

*Please be aware that there is a strict 15-minute automatic logout on the online application portal if you are not actively typing.*

We strongly encourage all applicants to complete the application narrative questions attached here (and also found at the end of the guidance document) and have them ready to copy and paste into the application portal. Please save your application often by hitting “Save Progress” at the bottom of the pop-up screen and entering in a pause reason so that you may resume your saved application. If you do not save often, you may be forced to recreate your application. All applications must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered for funding regardless of technical difficulties. 

Do you have questions?

Frequently Asked Questions Updated 11/23/21

Important Documents for Application Submission 

Grant Budget, Grant Narrative, and Timeline Workbook

Template Letter of Support

Template Partnership Letter  (for applicants who are not a school, an early childcare provider, or a school district representative i.e. non-profits and producers)

W9 Form

State Vendor Form

Application Checklist

Resources for Grant Applicants (check back for updates):

CT Farm to School Collaborative

UConn Put Local on Your Tray

CT State Department of Education

National Farm to School Network

USDA Farm to School Grant

Farm to Institution New England

CT Grown for CT Kids Advisory Board

Advisory Board Members

Introductory Meeting Agenda for December 13 12:30-1:30pm or December 16 1:00-2:00PM

May 16, 2022 Agenda

For questions, please contact Cyrena Thibodeau at or 860-895-3094.

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