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About the Strawberry Sprout Grant

As a woman-owned business, Strawberry Fields LLC wants to help and empower women in horticulture.
The Strawberry Sprout Grant was created to help fund and support women in the Northeast region of the United States who want to further their careers in horticulture. 

The $3,000 grant is designed to support women in the Northeast Region of the United States who are interested in pursuing a career in the horticulture world, specifically women creating new ideas,
projects and career goals in horticulture.

Congrats to the 2024 Strawberry Sprout
Grant Winner - Allie Cohen!





Allie is a certified Horticulture Therapies who lives with her family in Eason Connecticut. She has worked for over 10 years alongside seniors in skilled Nursing, Memory Care, and Assisted Living. Recently, she started a

non-profit organization called Restorative Blooms​.

Restorative Blooms provides seniors with an opportunity to connect with nature through flower arranging, plat propagation, and other nature based activated. by offering In-Home and group Sessions, as well as Inter-Generational programs, they aim to promote active aging and social inclusion 

Restorative Blooms works with all seniors no matter their congnitive, physical, or emotional state. The goal is to reduce social isolation, boredom, and depression I the senior community through nature based programming. 

The grant funds will be used for project start up funds and materials with the goal being to create an accessible garden for participants and volunteers to grow flowers and plants. 

To Learn More About Restorative Blooms Visit

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The Strawberry Sprout Grant is thankful to have the following sponsors help support and further the vision of

the grant. Learn more about these amazing companies by visiting their websites below.

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  • Women (cis and trans are welcome to apply) who live and work in the Northeast region of the United States (Virginia to Maine) 

  • Are at least 18 years old 

  • Must hold a high school diploma or equivalent

  • Must show an interest of actively pursuing this goal for at least 6 months. Examples include website, resume, or portfolio 

Education        Training        Trade Tools        Small Business Development         Materials  


Application Opens January 05, 2024
Applications Due March 31, 2024

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This grant is open to women (including cis and trans) living and working in the Northeast region of the United States. 

The grant committee considers many factors including but not limited to:
        -Strength of application
        -Opportunity to make a great impact on our local community and environment
        -Unique and creative use of grant funding

Grantee will be notified through email by a member of the grant committee. One year after the awarding of the grant, the winner will be required to provide a one page report of how the grant funds were used, what they learned from their project, and overall thoughts on the grant program. 

For additional questions please email

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