The Get Growing Foundation is a 501c3 creating gardens, educational programming, and year-round outreach to the public, with a particular focus on today’s youth. Our mission is to inspire, educate, and motivate the next generation of gardeners through community outreach and education.
Over the past 12 months, The Get Growing Foundation has
* Built an outdoor classroom space at Armstrong Elementary School (serving 1,200 students with 92% of families in poverty)
* Launched a YouTube educational channel Get Growing Series
* Renovated 12 green spaces in and around Chicagoland
* Launched PLANT TRUCK CHICAGO
* Provided educational programming to adults and children
* Provided access to plant material in our city's most under-served communities; and more!
The Get Growing Foundation is funded through the generosity of donors and corporate sponsors.