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Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust

By November 5, 2018Funding Opportunities

Deadline 15th February 2019

Funding is available for projects to further the advancement of horticulture in the UK and abroad.

Average Value:£ 2,400

Only one grant is usually made for each project but it is possible for subsequent grants to be made to the same individual or organisation for a new project or an additional component of the original project over two or three years.

Funding is available for:

  • Projects that are of significance to horticulture, gardening or botany with a strong horticultural element.
  • Horticultural education.
  • The advancement of research in any branch of horticulture and the publication of the results of such research.
  • To assist the creation, development, preservation and maintenance of gardens accessible to the public.
  • The promotion of the cultivation and wide distribution of plants which have value to mankind.
  • Promotion and cultivation of new plants.
  • Assisting the publication of books or other works relating to science or horticulture.

Typical projects are as follows:

  • Gardeners’ training schemes run by appropriate organisations.
  • Restoring gardens of historic interest.
  • Developing new gardens for public access and enjoyment.
  • Exhibitions, book publications, research and educational programmes relating to horticulture.
  • Expeditions to collect and protect plants of scientific and horticultural value.
  • Study-visits by horticulturists or botanists with strong horticultural links.

Applicants are advised to contact the Trust for details of any funding restrictions.

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Contact them to apply and for further information.

Contact details:

Dr David Rae

The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
Royal Botanic Garden
20a Inverleith Row

Telephone: 0131 248 2905

Email: d.rae@rbge.org.uk

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