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Recent Grants


In 2019, the Trust awarded grants totaling $740,550 to 46 organizations, with an average grant size of $16,100.

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

Organization Location Country Year Amount Purpose
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Austin, TX United States 2010 $15,000 contract services, plants, soils, and pottery for a new mixed border home inspiration garden at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Cente
Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden Richmond, VA United States 2010 $20,000 the Orchid Exhibit
Los Angeles Arboretum Foundation Arcadia, CA United States 2010 $15,000 purchase of an engraver and supplies for signage at the Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden
Matthaei Botanical Gardens & Nichols Arboretum Ann Arbor, MI United States 2010 $10,000 the ornamental peony collection
Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens Fort Bragg, CA United States 2010 $20,000 the new gardener position
Missouri Botanical Garden St. Louis, MO United States 2010 $25,000 Flora of China project staff salaries
Oregon Zoo Foundation Portland, OR United States 2010 $13,650 the Horticulture Education Initiative
Organization for Tropical Studies Durham, NC United States 2010 $20,000 hiring a records specialist for Wilson Garden's database overhaul
Ruth Bancroft Garden Walnut Creek, CA United States 2010 $10,000 directional signage
Sonoma Ecology Center Eldridge, CA United States 2010 $3,070 the Welcome Center. Funds should be used specifically for the planting plan, plants, planting materials, and irrigation supplies.
The State Botanical Garden of Georgia Athens, GA United States 2010 $10,000 the emergency generator for the horticulture complex at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia
Transition Zone Horticulture Institute Inc Flagstaff, AZ United States 2010 $15,430 salary, housing, and travel costs for the horticulture interns at The Arboretum at Flagstaff
Bloedel Reserve Bainbridge Island, WA United States 2009 $8,000 plant acquisitions
Bowling Green Parks & Recreation Foundation Bowling Green, OH United States 2009 $12,000 the storage building interior finish and restrooms
Cape Fear Botanical Garden Fayetteville, NC United States 2009 $20,000 the salary of a grounds technician
Cedar Valley Arboretum & Botanic Gardens Waterloo, IA United States 2009 $20,000 partial funding for the director of horticulture
Cleveland Botanical Garden Cleveland, OH United States 2009 $20,000 plant labels and intern position
Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens Boothbay, ME United States 2009 $20,000 purchase of a utility loader with attachments
Colorado Rocky Mountain School Carbondale, CO United States 2009 $20,000 a greenhouse at the Gardening Learning Center
Cornell Botanic Gardens Ithaca, NY United States 2009 $10,000 exhibits, an interpretive video, and an interactive kiosk at Cornell Plantations