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The City Gardens Club of New York City Grant


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Geographic Focus
USA: New York CityNew York

Important Dates
Deadline: 02/15/24 Receipt Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $5,000 to New York City schools, community gardens, botanical institutions, and nonprofit organizations for environmental projects that enhance the local community. Funding is also available for activities to teach gardening skills to residents, develop knowledge of and appreciation for nature, and support the improvement and preservation of the city’s environment.

The mission of the Club is to preserve, enrich, and increase the natural beauty of the environment, with special regard to New York City, for the public benefit through education, horticulture, conservation and other related undertakings.

The committee’s goals include:

  • Preserving and/or upgrading community gardens and public spaces, both old and new
  • Supporting viable start-up projects that offer interactive learning opportunities
  • Educating community members in developing gardening skills and supplying them with plants and garden-related materials.


Additional Eligibility Criteria
The City Gardens Club provides funds to community gardens, schools, botanical institutions and other non-profit groups throughout the city for projects that enhance New Yorkers’ knowledge and appreciation of nature and the environment.

Applications must include proof of not-for-profit status.

Salaries and administrative expenses are not eligible for grant funds, but limited funds will be considered for a seasonal intern.

Pre-Application Information
Application deadline: February 15, 2024

Site visits from CGC members will occur at a mutually convenient time between June 1 and Oct. 15, 2024.

Additional information:


Estimated Size of Grant
City Gardens Club grants range from $500 to $5,000.

Term of Contract
Please note: Projects must be completed within the CGC Grant Cycle on or before Oct. 15, 2024.
- If grantee is unable to use funds within this period, funds must be returned to City Gardens Club.

Contact Information

The City Gardens Club of New York City
755 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10021
(212) 737-0138

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