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Recent Grants


In 2021, the Trust awarded annual grants totaling $644,177 to 52 organizations, with an average grant size of $12,388.

The list below details all annual grants approved since 2008, and can be filtered by country.

Organization Location Country Year Amount Purpose
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens Sarasota, FL United States 2018 $8,000 the Greenhouse Collections Care project (not including staff time)
Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum Ann Arbor, MI United States 2018 $8,000 the Bonsai Winter Care Facility and Education project
McLaughlin Garden & Homestead South Paris, ME United States 2018 $10,000 the Transformational Garden Designs project
Mercer Society Humble, TX United States 2018 $11,800 the Tools to Re-Bloom Mercer Botanic Gardens project
Miami Beach Garden Conservancy Inc. Miami Beach, FL United States 2018 $10,000 the construction of a propagation work center/outdoor classroom in the Miami Beach Botanical Garden
Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Chaska, MN United States 2018 $16,000 the Native Orchid Conservation Program Display Beds project
Mojave Desert Land Trust Joshua Tree, CA United States 2018 $5,000 the Mojave Desert Native Plant Demonstration Garden, specifically for project expenses (e.g., hardscaping, plants, signage, irrigation materials) other than salaries
Montgomery Botanical Center Coral Gables, FL United States 2018 $22,350 the restoration of the shadehouse damaged by Hurricane Irma
New Mexico State University Foundation Las Cruces, NM United States 2018 $5,000 the NMSU Botanical Garden
New York Botanical Garden Bronx, NY United States 2018 $5,000 the Sustainable Turf Care Practices project (for direct costs of materials only)
North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC United States 2018 $15,640 plant collection labeling and interpretive equipment for the JC Raulston Arboretum
Red Butte Garden Salt Lake City, UT United States 2018 $12,400 the purchase of one lysimeter for the Red Butte Garden's Water Conservation Lab
Reeves-Reed Arboretum Summit, NJ United States 2018 $5,000 Phase 2 of the Full, ADA-Compliant Access to Ornamental Horticulture Project: Creation of Sensory Gardens
San Francisco Botanical Garden Society San Francisco, CA United States 2018 $20,000 IrisBG collections data management software
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Santa Barbara, CA United States 2018 $10,000 the Adapting to Climate Change at SBBG's Nursery project
Seed Savers Exchange, Inc. Decorah, IA United States 2018 $14,430 the Farmhouse Garden: Ornamental Plants That Have Stood the Test of Time project
Spartanburg Community College Foundation Spartanburg, SC United States 2018 $5,000 the SCC Arboretum Mapping and Signage Project
Sustainable Gardening Institute Lafayette, NJ United States 2018 $7,500 Expanding the Sustainable Gardening Library Collaboration
Theodore Payne Foundation Sun Valley, CA United States 2018 $23,375 the horticultural evaluation of the post-fire flora of the Verdugo Mountains
University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc. Athens, GA United States 2018 $18,500 the Enhancing Native Plant Development Capacity at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia project (not including horticultural assistant's salary)