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Recent Grants


In 2023, the Trust awarded annual grants totaling $654,687 to 43 organizations, with an average grant size of $15,225.

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

Organization Location Country Year Amount Purpose
Sonnenberg Gardens & Mansion State Historic Park Canandaigua, NY United States 2013 $5,000 the Signage Program
The Water Conservation Garden El Cajon, CA United States 2013 $10,000 the Director of Horticulture position
Tohono Chul Park Tucson, AZ United States 2013 $10,000 New Entry Path and Succulent Garden
Tulsa Botanic Garden Tulsa, OK United States 2013 $20,000 Garden Tractor and Plant Labels
Turtle Bay Exploration Park Redding, CA United States 2013 $16,000 Physical and Digital Signage
UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens Charlotte, NC United States 2013 $19,000 Native Plants Display Garden-Phase 3 at the UNC Charlotte Botanical Gardens
University of Tennessee Foundation Knoxville, TN United States 2013 $20,000 partial salary for the ornamental horticulturist
University of Washington Press Seattle, WA United States 2013 $14,000 Book: Gardening with Natives of the Pacific NW
Wave Hill Bronx, NY United States 2013 $10,000 Technology Needs for Horticulture Staff
Western Sonoma County Historical Society Sebastopol, CA United States 2013 $10,300 Nursery Project at Luther Burbank's Farm
Winterthur Museum Winterthur, DE United States 2013 $15,000 the Plant Mapping System
VanDusen Botanical Garden Association Vancouver, BC Canada 2012 $20,000 Renovation of Rock Garden
Amarillo Botanical Gardens Amarillo, TX United States 2012 $18,400 repairs and renovations to facilities
Botanic Gardens Conservation International US Glencoe, IL United States 2012 $20,000 enhancement of the PlantSearch database
Boyce Thompson Arboretum Superior, AZ United States 2012 $8,000 specifically for the addressograph embosser
Chicago Horticultural Society Glencoe, IL United States 2012 $17,000 the Horticulture Interns in College First Program
Council on Foundations Inc Arlington, VA United States 2012 $630 membership dues for the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
Cylburn Arboretum Association Baltimore, MD United States 2012 $9,500 specifically for signage at the Arboretum
Delaware Center for Horticulture Wilmington, DE United States 2012 $5,400 the Monthly Lecture Series. Please note that funds may be used for all items in the proposal budget except salary for the communications coordinator, for which no c.v. was provided.
Descanso Gardens La Cañada Flintridge, CA United States 2012 $3,000 specifically for speakers fees for the Public Education Lectures