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2016 Jane R. Parks Memorial Grant (JRPMG)

Grants to Madison County, Alabama Nonprofits
for Educational and Horticultural Projects

GrantWatch ID#: 176374
Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Master Gardeners of North Alabama (MGNA) - Jane R. Parks Memorial Grant Fund

11/15/16

Grants ranging from $100 to $1,000 to Madison County, Alabama nonprofit organizations for horticultural-related projects, programs, and activities. Funding will be provided for proposals that are educational and that promote community involvement in gardening. The proposed project should have realistic goals and objectives, and the funds granted should make a significant contribution to the educational goals of the project.

The number or requests awarded depends upon the funds available, with yearly distributions to awardees totalling no more than $1,000 each.

$100 - $1,000

Eligible Applicants:

Organizations submitting applications must be nonprofit and have no political affiliations.

Qualifying Project Criteria:

1. The purpose of the project is educational.
2. The funding will be granted to an already existing project, under the sponsorship of at least one adult (18 years or older). The adult must be linked through an official volunteer or hired status with the organization submitting the application.
3. The project promotes community involvement in horticulture.
4. The project has realistic goals and objectives.
5. The funds granted will make a significant contribution to the achievement of the educational goals of the project.
6. The proposed expenditures are reasonable and appropriate.
7. The project will make a difference to the community it serves.
8. The project proposal will include a regular maintenance schedule under the responsibility of the organization-approved sponsor.
9. The project recipients agree to post and maintain acknowledgment of the source (attractive marker provided): Jane R. Parks Memorial Project/Master Gardeners of North Alabama.
10. The applicant (if awarded funds) agrees to provide funding and/or status reports, and photos, of the awarded project before, during and after the completion of the project, to MGNA’s Grant Committee Chair. The applicant also will allow MGNA visitors and media interviews (as requested) to ensure fidelity of the program. Failure to do any of this would forfeit your eligibility for future grant awards.

Non-Allowable Project Funding Items:

- Wheelbarrows and tillers
- Hardscape: cement sidewalks, foundations, and fencing
- Sheds, arbors, walls, terraces, and greenhouses
- Grading
- Power equipment: bulldozers, backhoes, and/or operator fees
- Correction of drainage

Further guidelines are attached below (see Supporting Documents section).

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications must be submitted online at: http://form.jotform.us/form/51306214124137

Direct questions to the MGNA Grant Committee at grantcommittee@mginfo.org.

Madison County

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USA: Alabama

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