Monarch Watch

Free Milkweeds for Restoration Projects


Monarch Watch is a nonprofit educational outreach program based at the University of Kansas. Their milkweed distribution program is focused on providing milkweed plants for qualifying schools and nonprofits.

Application & Review Process

Application opens: October 1, 2023

Applicants should read the guidelines on the Monarch Watch website and then apply via the linked application.

Number of plants available:

A typical award includes a free flat of 32 milkweed plugs. Larger requests will be considered on a case-by-case basis.



Native habitat restoration taking place within the Monarch Milkweed Corridor, Midwest included.

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Groups engaging in native habitat restoration may apply, but schools and nonprofits will be given the highest priority.


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Land Type & Geography

Projects must be taking place in the Midwest.

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The information about this grant was last updated on 8/17/2023. Be sure to contact the granting organization directly to verify details.