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Recent Grants


In 2018, the Trust awarded grants totaling $680,000 to 48 organizations, with an average grant size of $14,167

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

Organization Location Country Year Amount Purpose
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)
University of Hawaii Foundation Honolulu, HI United States 2018 $15,000 the repair of greenhouses in the Harold L. Lyon Arboretum
University of Tennessee Foundation Knoxville, TN United States 2018 $25,000 initial salary support for an ornamental horticulturist gardens manager staff position at the University of Tennessee Gardens
West Virginia Botanic Garden Morgantown, WV United States 2018 $19,500 the purchase of a sub-compact tractor
Yew Dell Botanical Gardens Crestwood, KY United States 2018 $15,220 the development of a plant evaluation nursery
Zamorano University Washington, DC United States 2018 $20,000 the campus Orchidarium improvement project
Adkins Arboretum Ridgely, MD United States 2017 $11,500 specifically for improvements to the greenhouse and potting shed
Atlanta Botanical Garden Atlanta, GA United States 2017 $19,850 an Evaluation Nursery for the International Plant Exploration Program
Berkshire Botanical Garden Stockbridge, MA United States 2017 $12,000 the restoration of the Historic Herb Garden
Betty Ford Alpine Gardens Vail, CO United States 2017 $10,000 the creation of the Central Asian Mountain Garden at the entrance to Betty Ford Alpine Gardens
Bloedel Reserve Bainbridge Island, WA United States 2017 $12,000 the purchase of plant materials for the Bird Marsh and Meadow Hedgerow
Botanic Gardens Conservation International US Glencoe, IL United States 2017 $7,000 partial salary for Abby Meyer
Botanical Garden Society of Northwest Michigan Traverse City, MI United States 2017 $20,000 the creation of a new "Secret Garden" with Asian plantings
Brookgreen Gardens Pawleys Island, SC United States 2017 $12,000 the Plant Records Management Project, Phase 3
Chicago Horticultural Society Glencoe, IL United States 2017 $19,350 upgrades to the Fisher Scientific Isotemp Freezer and Plant Metal Accession Tag Embosser equipment
Council on Foundations Inc Arlington, VA United States 2017 $3,100 2017 Membership Dues