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BGCI-Minnesota Landscape Arboretum Grant

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Mission of the MLA Grant Fund: The mission of this fund will be to support worldwide plant conservation through botanical gardens.


Purpose: The purpose of the MLA grants will be to aid botanical gardens or arboreta around the world that are having difficulty in carrying out their mission.  The grants may be used for any part of the gardens’ work, operations, conservation, education or research.


Size of grants available: US$500 to US$1000


Grant Application: To submit an application explain the need for the funds in 100 words or less, write out your garden’s mission statement, and your annual income and expense budget. Expenses should be listed as personnel costs, supplies, other. Revenue support should be listed as government, private foundation or donation, earned or other. Applications should not be greater than one page, and should be sent to liz.smith@bgci.org attached to an email entitled ‘MLA Grant Application’.


Timing: Applications are due by March 31st 2017. Grants are awarded once per year in May.


Follow Up: If you receive an award and after project completion, you will need to submit a one page report of what was accomplished.


Review Committee: Executive Director of BGCI, President of BGCI-US, Director of the Minnesota Landscape Arboretum or designate.

 

Photo credit: University of Minnesota

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