The Seedlings for Schools grant program provides native wildflower plants to establish a native plant garden or enhance an existing one. Plants are chosen to fit smaller garden spaces and to thrive year-round. 

This program aims to:

  • Increase children’s awareness of Florida’s unique flora and fauna.
  • Get children outside to explore nature.
  • Promote outdoor learning experiences for students.
  • Help students achieve state academic math, science and reading standards.

Public and private pre-K to grade 12 teachers may apply for a grant between March 1 and April 30, 2017. Grants include $50 of native Florida wildflower plants, classroom resources and guidance on garden establishment. Plants will be shipped to schools in September. Additional wildflower plants will be available in spring to schools that have successful fall gardens.

Download the grant planning document, which has a link to the online application (the link works only during the application period).

Thinking of applying? Join our email news list, which receives notice of the application period opening.

Seedlings for Schools downloads

Wild About Wildflowers!

  • This 139-page activity guide addresses Florida native wildflowers and their purpose and place in Florida's unique habitats. Activities are correlated to third- and fourth-grade standards.

Starting your garden

Using your garden

 Fun and games

The Florida Wildflower Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization; contributions are tax deductible. A COPY OF THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION FOR THE FLORIDA WILDFLOWER FOUNDATION, A FLORIDA-BASED NONPROFIT CORPORATION (REGISTRATION NO. CH12319), MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE DIVISION OF CONSUMER SERVICES BY CALLING TOLL-FREE 1-800-HELP-FLA (435-7352) WITHIN THE STATE OR VISITING THEIR WEBSITE HERE. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT, APPROVAL, OR RECOMMENDATION BY THE STATE.