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CARROLL COUNTY MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION

CRITERIA FOR AWARDING GRANT MONEY

AND FORM FOR APPLYING FOR A GRANT

 

 

THE GMGA MISSION STATEMENT:

To stimulate the love for

 And increase the knowledge of

 Gardening

And to voluntarily and enthusiastically share

This knowledge

 With others

 

GUIDELINES

 

    The Carroll County Master Gardener Association awards monies to

fund horticultural projects in Carroll County. Generally, grant awards usually range from $100.00-$1500.00.

 

1. APPLICANTS MUST:

         Be non-profit  (funds may not be utilized in for-profit projects)

         Include one county-registered Master Gardener among their members (applicants may request the assistance of a member via the application)

         Complete the application entirely, including the project description

         Agree to the grant terms as specified

 

   2. GRANT RECEPIENTS AGREE TO:

         Use the funds as approved by the Grant Committee

         Submit all receipts to the Grant Committee for record keeping

         Provide additional information, including financial accountings on request

         Be receptive to visits by the CCMGA Board of Directors or Grant Committee

         Give a presentation or submit a news article about the project to the CCMGA membership

 

   3. THE PROJECT SHOULD:

         Promote and involve the community in gardening

         Have realistic goals and objectives

         Make a difference, even in a small way, to the

         community it serves

 

  4. THE GRANT REPORT WILL INCLUDE:

         A brief project summary

         Receipts to document all expenditures

         Photographs (Before and after would be helpful)

         A regular maintenance schedule to insure its continued success

 

 

The Carroll County Master Gardenerís Association will gladly work with applicants as collaborative partners.

 

Please print a copy of the following form and submit it to Jill Hendricks at the address shown at the bottom of the form.

 

2009 CARROLL COUNTY MASTER GARDENER ASSOCIATION

GRANT APPLICATION

 

Date of Application: ______________________   Date Received: ___________________

 

Name: ____________________________Organization:________________________________

 

Address: ______________________________________________________________________

 

Telephone Number: __________________ Email Address: ____________________________

 

Master Gardener? ___Yes ____ No If yes, year the class was completed? _____________               County:   _______________

 

Number of Persons Working on Project: ___________

 

Number of Project Members Who Are Master Gardeners: _____

 

Location of Proposed Garden: _________________________________________________

 

Does the Project Site have a Water Source? _____________________________________________________________________________

 

Has the Proposed Site had a Soil Test Completed? _____ Yes    ______ No

 

PROJECT DESCRIPTION: In 200 words or less, please provide the details of your proposal. An effective description will include site location, size, sunlight, wind, water sources, material needs, and type plants desired. Please specify how funds will be used. (Attach additional sheets)

 

Total Funds Requested: ______________ Estimated Completion Date: ______________

    (NOTE: Receipts for approved purchases must be submitted for our records)

 

How will the Proposed Garden/Project be Maintained? ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________

 

 

MAIL COMPLETED APPLICATION TO:

Jill Hendricks

 

106 Misty Hollow Drive

Carrollton, Georgia 30116

 

For questions call Jill Hendricks at:

770-832-2191

Or

Email address: jillhend@westga.edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

For committee use only:

 

Project #__________