This promotion has closed. Thanks to all who entered and check back to see the winners!

Sponsor. Welch’s Harvest Grants ("Contest") is sponsored by Scholastic Inc., 557 Broadway, New York, NY 10012.
Eligibility. Eligible schools/organizations are public and private schools and accredited home school associations (PreK-8), public libraries, religious educational centers and Head Start centers having any of the grades PreK through 8 and a minimum of 15 students in the classroom located in the 50 United States and District of Columbia ("Eligible Institutions"). Entries must be received from "School Officials" in order to be valid. "School Officials" may be any of the following: U.S. residents who are at least 18 years of age and employees or volunteers on behalf of any Eligible Institution, including teachers, administrators, assistants and teacher's aides, as well as any parent or guardian of any student who is designated by the school to be a "School Official" for purposes of this of Contest. Previous recipients of a Welch's Harvest Grant prize are ineligible to win again.
Employees, officers, directors, agents, representatives and independent contractors of the Sponsor, (including Scholastic Inc., Welch's, and the National Gardening Association) and each of their respective parent, subsidiary and affiliated companies, together with the immediate family members and members of the same households (whether related or not) of each of the foregoing are not eligible to participate. This Contest is subject to all federal, state and local laws and regulations. Void where prohibited or restricted by law, including but not limited to those jurisdictions with laws that would require registration and/or trust account or posting of a bond, or any other requirements.
Entry. The Contest begins on September 20, 2010 at 12:01 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time ("PDT") and ends on February 11, 2011 at 11:59 pm PDT (the "ContestPeriod"). To participate, each entry must be accompanied by Official Welch's Harvest Grants Selection of Winners and Notification. A total of one hundred (100) winners will receive a school garden award. Two (2) schools from each state will be selected from all qualified applications on or about March 25, 2011, by the Sponsor and the National Gardening Association, whose decision will be final and binding. Winners will be notified by email within approximately five (5) business days after selection. If selected winners have not responded to email inquiries within 3 days, we will attempt to contact winners by telephone. If winners cannot be reached by telephone within 48 hours of first phone attempt to notify such winners, the prize will be forfeited and an alternate winner may be selected, at the Sponsor's discretion. Odds of winning depend on number of eligible entries received.
Prize. The Sponsor will award a total of one hundred (100) school gardens. Five (5) $1,000 garden packages; ninety-five (95) $500 garden packages will be awarded. Two schools in every state will be awarded school gardens if their application is selected as a winner. Winning applicants may choose between an outdoor or indoor garden package.


This award is open to PreK-8 classrooms in the United States with a minimum of 15 students who plan to use outdoor or indoor gardens to teach students about nutrition and sustainable agriculture. Two winning schools will be selected from each state.


Winners may choose between an outdoor or indoor garden package filled with a variety of garden tools, seeds, and educational materials. The top 5 winners will receive a package valued at $1,000; 95 winners will receive a package valued at $500.
Award Fullfillment: Awards will be distributed in April 2011.


Coordinators of winning programs are expected to complete a year-end report and submit at least one video and digital photo with parental release forms.