Community Seed Donations
Seed Savers Exchange donates seeds to schools, community gardens, seed libraries, and nonprofits who freely give the donated seeds and resulting produce. We also have a disaster relief seed donation program. To learn more, and to apply, click the links below.
Those who have not completed the application process will not receive a seed donation.
The financial support of Herman Warsh and Maryanne Mott helped to establish our headquarters in Decorah, Iowa: Heritage Farm. To honor their support, we donate seeds to nonprofit, educational, and community organizations and gardens in need through our Herman's Garden Seed Donation Program.
Due to customs restrictions and shipping costs, we cannot honor requests outside of the United States. We cannot accept requests from individuals or from projects where seed or resulting produce will be sold.
If your garden or farm has been impacted by recent hurricanes or other natural disasters, we'd like to extend a hand.
Due to customs restrictions and shipping costs, we cannot honor requests outside of the United States.