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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
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
Council on Foundations Inc Arlington, VA United States 2009 $1,480 Membership dues for Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Belmont, NC United States 2009 $17,500 a plant records system
Eastern Connecticut State University Willimantic, CT United States 2009 $15,000 installation of coldroom equipment