Deadline for gardening microgrants in Buffalo

Date(s) - Sunday, Feb 28, 2021
5:00 pm

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Microgrants are being offered for gardening projects in the City of Buffalo through Gardens Buffalo Niagara.

Grant applications are due by Sunday, Feb. 28. The application process is easy and you can get help in filling out the application.

Projects must be public ones–seen from the street–and must bring neighbors together.

The grants provide up to $1,000 to block clubs and community groups toward:

  • Community gardens
  • Street side planters
  • Historic garden restoration
  • Annuals for baskets
  • Tree planting
  • Street pole basket hangers
  • Rain gardens
  • Any public, garden-related project limited only by your imagination!

Marvin Lunenfeld Beautification Grant

In 2005, Garden Walk Buffalo introduced the Marvin Lunenfeld Beautification Grant, named for its founder, Marvin Lunenfeld. Garden Walk Buffalo has provided nearly $100,000 in Marvin Lunenfeld Beautification Grants since 2005. More than 100 microgrants have been awarded for beautification projects for block clubs and community groups within the Garden Walk Buffalo neighborhoods. Apply for the Marvin Lunenfeld Beautification Grant here.

Vibrant Buffalo Grant

Following the success of the Lunenfeld Grant program, Gardens Buffalo Niagara launched the Vibrant Buffalo Beautification Grant in order to take this successful microgrant program throughout Buffalo. Apply for a Vibrant Buffalo Grant here.

For more information, contact or call (716) 247-5004.