Foundation / Corporation
Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
Grants of up to $25,000 to USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations for ornamental horticulture educational and research initiatives, focused primarily in North, Central, and South America, the Caribbean, New Zealand, and Australia. An LOI must be submitted before applying. Funding is intended for specific projects, equipment, and capital needs, and, under some circumstances, for general operating support and salaries.
The Trust seeks to fund projects that will further ornamental horticulture at organizations pursuing the following activities:
- The advancement of research in ornamental horticulture and the publication of the results of such research
- Assisting in the creation, development, preservation, and maintenance of gardens accessible to the public for educational purposes
- Promotion of the environmentally responsible introduction, cultivation, and distribution of plants which have ornamental horticultural value
- Assisting in the publication of books or other works relating to ornamental horticulture
- Informal and/or formal educational activities that further ornamental horticulture
Examples of such projects include:
- Development of programs and projects
- Physical improvements
- and, under some circumstances, general operations and/or salaries
For additional information about the focus areas of research, public gardens, ornamental plants, publications, and education, see: https://smithht.org/funding-interests
The Trust recognizes the hardships gardens and other horticultural organizations experience due to damages caused by natural disasters (storms, fires, earthquakes, flooding, etc.), and welcomes requests from qualified organizations to support damage remediation.
GrantWatch ID#: 172498
The maximum grant award through the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust is normally $25,000; however, awards normally do not exceed $20,000.
The grant period during which funds should be used is the calendar year. For example, for grants awarded in November 2019, the grant period will be January 1 to December 31, 2020. It is expected that funds will be spent during this year.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Take the eligibility quiz (scroll down and click How to Apply for Funding): https://smithht.org/grant-seekers/start-here#
For assistance with online grants portal contact: email@example.com
Thomas F. Daniel, Grants Director
Dan Gaff, Director of Grants Management
Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
770 Tamalpais Drive, Suite 309
Corte Madera, CA 94925
North America, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, Australia, New Zealand
USA: Alabama; Alaska; Arizona; Arkansas; California; Colorado; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Hawaii; Idaho; Illinois; Indiana; Iowa; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maine; Maryland; Massachusetts; Michigan; Minnesota; Mississippi; Missouri; Montana; Nebraska; Nevada; New Hampshire; New Jersey; New Mexico; New York City; New York; North Carolina; North Dakota; Ohio; Oklahoma; Oregon; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah; Vermont; Virginia; Washington, DC; Washington; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Wyoming
USA Territories: American Samoa (USA) Guam (USA) Puerto Rico (USA) Virgin Islands (USA) Northern Mariana Islands (USA)
USA Compact Free Associations: The Federated States of Micronesia (USA) Marshall Islands (USA) Republic of Palau (USA)
Canada: Alberta British Columbia Manitoba New Brunswick Newfoundland and Labrador Northwest Territories Nova Scotia Nunavut Ontario Prince Edward Island Quebec Saskatchewan Yukon
International country outside of the USA, Israel and Canada.