Our Grant and Scholarship programs play an important role in the Garden Club of Georgia's mission of "Beautification, Conservation, Education." Please follow the links below to learn more about each.
Community On My Mind Program
This program, established with funding from the Georgia Power Foundation, supports civic improvement projects which promote beautification or conservation in a community setting and benefit citizens of that community. Read more >
Flower Show Grant Program
GCG has established a matching grant program to encourage garden clubs who have never sponsored a flower show (or have not sponsored a flower show within the past five years) to undertake such a project. Please access the application form and specific guidelines in PDF or MS Word. The Designers Club in Redbud District has published a Flower Show 101 booklet that will walk everyone through each step of producing a quality flower show.
Historic Landscape and Garden Grant Program
Historic gardens owned by public, nonprofit organizations may apply for matching grants to support activities relating directly to the physical improvement of the historic landscape or garden, including restoration of designed landscapes and gardens, historic landscape/garden restoration plans, or cultural landscape reports. Read more >
Garden Club Scholarships
GCG provides scholarships to deserving Georgia college students majoring in any garden-related subject in an accredited college or university in Georgia. Work Scholarships are also awarded to students for a designated number of hours to be worked at a public botanical garden. Each year, our Scholarship committee tries to increase the number and size of the scholarships we award to our deserving students. Read more >
Deep South Scholarship Program
The Deep South Scholarship Program offers financial aid to incoming freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors majoring in any garden or environmental related field and attending an accredited college or university in one of the six Deep South states. For details and application (due February 1st), Download an application packet here or visit their website. Deep South Region
National Garden Clubs Scholarship Program
The National Garden Clubs offers annual advanced scholarships to students majoring in horticulture, floriculture, landscape design, conservation, forestry, agronomy, city planning, environmental concerns, land management, botany, biology, or other allied subjects. The Garden Club of Georgia, Inc., is entitled to submit two nominees for NGC scholarships annually. Read more >
Parks & Public Lands Program
The State Parks and Public Lands Committee offers matching grants to any Club, Council, or District planning and carrying out a project in a State Park or Historical Site. The program is designed to promote interest and involvement in these areas within each District, bring a greater awareness of the needs of our Parks and Historical Sites, and encourage the application of good environmental practices. Read more >
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