RE: Who supports urban community gardens programs?
- Subject: RE: [cg] Who supports urban community gardens programs?
- From: "Chun, Stacie" SChun@oaklandnet.com
- Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 08:24:02 -0800
For Hayward Community Gardens in Hayward, California
Rent-- land is owned by City, leased to electric company (PG&E), and we are
allowed to use it for free
Personnel-- almost all labor is volunteer, from garden and community members
Of a total annual budget of around $50K, mostly used for utilities and
Community Development Block Grant (HUD, granted by City): 50%
Membership Fees: 20%
Farmer's Market Sales: 10%
Private Foundation: 20%
I'm not sure what the trend in funding is, but we are trying to figure out
how to support one paid staff person.
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