CONGRATUALATIONS TO ALL OUR 2019 GRANT AND SCHOLARSHIP'S RECEIPIENTS!
2019 GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS The monies from our 2018 plant sale plus some money we had not given away in previous years has been disbursed to the following recipients: Grant Recipients: Imagine Possibilities a facility in Aloha that provides daytime services to individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities. They will use the $1,000 to plant a small arboretum. Groner School awarded $1,000 to continue the Learning Garden with additional perennial flowers, shrubs, and bulbs. Also materials to organize equipment and replace some tools. Beaverton School District Community Transition Program They will use the $460 for the Friendship Garden to buy material to make hypertufa containers, replace dahlias that didn't survive mold and mice, purchase plants for the containers and some additional tools. Rock Creek Community Association was awarded $1,200 to purchase bark dust to cover the islands at the main entrance to Rock Creek. Aloha Huber Park School received $400 to establish a native habitat and garden. They will purchase tools and plants.
Scholarship Recipients: Four $1,500 scholarships were awarded. One student will attend the University of Montana to study Forestry and Computer Science, one will attend Cal Poly to study Forestry and Natural Resources, Biology. Two students are receiving their second scholarship from the Aloha Garden Club, one to Rider University in New Jersey for Sustainability Studies and the other to Oregon Institute of Technology in Klamath Falls studying Horticulture Research.
Grants: $4,060 Scholarships: $6,000 Total Feb. 2019: $10,060
The Aloha Garden Club is offering grants to non-profit groups for gardening projects relating to natural resource conservation, community improvement or environmental concerns. Requests will be evaluated based on the community impact of the project: i.e., the project location, public access and interest, target audience, etc. Maximum grant: $1,500. At the discretion of the grant committee, a grant may be partially funded. Project criteria: Applicant entity must be a non-profit organization. Project must take place in Washington County. Submit a written plan including proposed expenditures. Please document any matching funds or potential matching funds. Written plan must include: • Title of project • Name of group or person requesting grant. • Name of contact person (with complete address, telephone number and e- mail). • Who will benefit from this grant • Project timeline • Cost of materials needed • Man-hours needed. • An itemized budget of income and expenses for the project must be included. • Please include where the grant dollars will be spent in the budget. • Consideration will be given to thoughtful and frugal acquisition and utilization of materials, supplies, and resources. • Clearly stated plan for future maintenance or monitoring. Prior to awarding the grant, a site visit and/or an interview may be requested. Money is not available for salaries, travel expenses, operation expenses, or to reimburse funds already spent. Money is not transferable to another project without the approval of the grant committee. Application must be postmarked by March 1. Applicants will be notified of grant awards by March 31. Send application to: Aloha Garden Club P.O Box 7433 Aloha, OR 97007-74333