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Online votes can help DCCG win grant

Published: Tuesday, April 15, 2014 5:30 a.m. CDT

While browsing the Internet, you could help DeKalb County Community Gardens win $20,000.

The community gardens has applied to Seeds of Change for a chance to receive one of two $20,000 grants or one of 15 $10,000 grants. The grants will be awarded to organizations that help to develop and support sustainable, community-based garden and farm programs. More than 600 projects from all over the U.S. are competing.

To vote for DeKalb County Community Gardens, visit www.seedsofchangegrant.com or facebook.com/seedsofchange and click “Vote Now.” Enter DeKalb County Illinois for name of garden and 60115 for ZIP code. Users can vote once per day until April 21.

After voting closes, the top 50 organizations will move on to a final judging phase. Winners will be announced May 5.

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