Rotary Vegetable Seed Grant Application

Seed Programs International

Rotary Vegetable Seed Grant Application

Rotarians against hungerThis application is also available as a Word document.
The application deadline is September 23, 2016.

Rotarians Against Hunger is a project of members of multiple clubs in Rotary District 7670, Western North Carolina, USA.

Funding for seeds is available due to the generosity of Rotarians and many other community members across our District and beyond. Logistics support provided by Seed Programs International. Today, along with submitting your application, please send a short email to This will help us prevent lost applications due to any technology glitches along the way.

Rotary District
Please enter the name of your Rotary district

Rotary Club
Please enter the name of your Rotary club.

Contact Name
Please enter the contact name

Please enter the address.

Please enter the city.

State/ District/ Province
Please enter the State/District/Province.


Zip / Post Code
Please enter the Zip / Post Code.

Invalid email address.

Please enter the phone number.

Describe the location and setting where vegetable seeds will be distributed. What is your history working in this area, if any?
Invalid Input

Describe evidence of the need for vegetable-growing in this setting.
Invalid Input

Tip: general statistics about nutrition and poverty are somewhat helpful, but we are more interested to learn that people served and/or their close advocates have confirmed this as a top-priority community need.

How have you confirmed that quality, appropriate vegetable seeds are not already available in this setting?
Invalid Input

Describe how your project will ensure that seeds are distributed fairly and effectively and used well by the recipients. Include information about any partnering organizations that have committed to help with this. Add any further information you would like us to know about your project strategy and approach.
Invalid Input

Please describe your plan and budget for matching this vegetable seed grant. Match should be used for items that complement the seed use, such as tools and materials, soil inputs, water access, training cost, local travel for distribution, customs clearance, etc. Please tell us whether funding for the match expenditures is already in place.
Invalid Input

A match of at least 50% of the seed value is required of project applicants (based on seed value of $500 per carton of 1400 packets).

Describe your plan for gathering results (photos, stories, data, successes and challenges) and sharing this information back to the Rotarians Against Hunger project.
Invalid Input

How many cartons of vegetable seed are you requesting?

Each carton contains about 1400 home garden-sized packets of vegetable seeds and will support 100 large family gardens.

No. of cartons
Invalid Input

How many people, households, and/or facilities will receive seeds?
Please enter the name of your Rotary district

How will seeds reach their destination?

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

Are you requesting training to be provided by SPI as part of your seed grant application? We recommend using local training resources where available. If not, we can help with gardening techniques, seed saving, vegetable marketing, and other topics.

Invalid Input

Invalid Input

I understand that as seed recipient, I will be responsible for import permitting (if necessary) and customs clearance tasks/costs on the receiving side. SPI will provide sending documentation, USDA inspection, and other necessary support.
Invalid Input

Please enter the code without spaces between the letters in the box below

  RefreshInvalid Input

Contact Us

Seed Programs International

PO Box 9163
Asheville, NC 28815


Seed Programs Canada (Affiliate)

Registered Charity No. 839858107RR0001
Lombardy, ON

Get Connected

Facebook  Twitter  Email

Join Our Newsletter

Signup with your email address below to receive our quarterly e-newsletter.


Seed Programs International (SPI)

Seed Programs InternationalSeed Programs International (SPI) is a non-profit, tax exempt, non-governmental humanitarian organization.

We work thorough other humanitarian organizations, church groups, service clubs and individual donors, to provide quality seed to impoverished communities in developing countries enabling them to grow some of their own food. In addition to seed, SPI provides critical seed expertise and experience operating seed based self help programs.”

SPI is operated by individuals with over 50 years seed industry experience plus over 20 years experience in vegetable research and production. We also have 15 years experience operating programs that have successfully shipped seed to over 70 countries on five continents. SPI has shipped enough seed to plant over 1,000,000 vegetable gardens, providing more than 20 kinds of vegetables that are rich in vitamins and minerals often missing in people’s diets.