GrantsSummer's Bounty at the C. W. Henry School

Once a year, HPS/MAG awards grants totaling $3000 to individuals, community groups, schools, and other organizations who are working to promote horticulture or a positive ecological impact. In return, the Society asks award winners to submit a brief report, with photos, upon completion of the project. Reports should be submitted to vicepresident@hardyplant.org

Click here for a list of previous grant winners.

The grant application form can be printed and mailed or completed online. The next deadline is February 1, 2019.  In the past, grants were awarded twice a year. Starting in 2018 the grants will be awarded once a year. 

Click here to print the Grant Application Form.

Click here to complete the form online.

February 2018 Grant Recipients Announced

Bryn Mawr Rehab Hospital, Malvern, PA received $350.00 for their horticultural therapy program.

Cayuga Lake Watershed Network, Aurora, NY received $350.00 to plant asclepias for butterflies and the control of erosion on the shore of the lake.

College of Physicians of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA received $400.00 for a program to aid visually impaired individuals to visit the gardens and feel, touch, and learn about the medicinal herbs and other plants.

Delaware Center for Horticulture, Wilmington, DE received $350.00 for a garden to grow vegetables and ornamentals in difficult urban conditions.

Green Spring Gardens, Alexandria, VA received $300.00 to build a crevice garden to explore easy care gardens for drought tolerant plants.

Jenkins Arboretum, Devon, PA received $400.00 to restore browning hillside and control water runoff from housing developments.

Master Gardeners of Delaware, Springfield, PA received $250.00 for plants for their urban gardening program in Chester.

Melwood Horticultural Training Center, Inc., Upper Marlboro, MD received $300.00 to create a pollinator garden as part of their therapy program for people of differing abilities.

St. Peter's Historical Church and School, Philadelphia, PA received $300.00 to plant trees along the pedestrian walkway through the churchyard.

In the past, grants were awarded twice a year. Starting in 2018 the grants will be awarded once a year. The application deadline will be February 1 of each year. If you are involved in or know of a group that would benefit from the grant program, applications are available on our website, www.hardyplant.org. Just click on Grants at the top of the home page.