Your support grows youth leadership.

Meet Makayla Howard. Makayla has been a garden leader since she was a Garden Aide at Buford Middle School. Leadership for Makayla means taking care of living things, teaching younger kids about fun and learning in the garden, and being part of a team.

Your support makes garden leadership possible. From elementary school students giving garden tours -to high school students, like Makayla, teaching summer camps as a paid youth intern. Give today to keep these programs — and our gardens — growing!  


Gardens build bridges for youth. Fill out the form below to make a secure online gift and build bridges with CSG.

* If you would like your donation to go to a specific CSG program, please indicate this in the ‘comments’ box. Donations can support the Charlottesville Food Justice Network or CSG Programs -Harvest of the Month, Youth Leadership Interns, Farm to School & Healthy Schools Week, Annual Fall Harvest Festival & Veggie Cook-Off, Peas in a Pod or other Roots Educational Framework activities.


To make a gift by mail, please make your check or money order payable to:

“City Schoolyard Garden”

and send to the following address:

City Schoolyard Garden,

P.O. Box 5282, Charlottesville, VA 22905


Does your employer have a matching gift program? 

Check with your employer to see if you can double your donation!

Your Amazon purchases can count as a donation to City Schoolyard Garden through AmazonSmile. It’s easy to select CSG as your smile organization by going to this CSG AmazonSmile Link and signing us up. Then, 0.5% of your eligible purchase price will be donated to CSG.

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City Schoolyard Garden is part of the Commonwealth of Virginia Campaign #008290

Virginia State employees can donate with pre-tax dollars during the donation period, October 4th -December 21st, 2017.

Thank you for your support!

We are also generously supported with numerous in-kind services which can be catalogued with the CSG InKind Donation Form. Once completed, this form can be emailed to