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Recent Grants


In 2020, the Trust awarded annual grants totaling $662,000 to 56 organizations, with an average grant size of $11,821.

The Trust also awarded 104 one-time COVID-19 Response Grants of $5,000, for a grand total of $1,182,000 in grants in 2020.

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

Organization Location Country Year Amount Purpose
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)
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