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.
Dr David Rae
The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
Royal Botanic Garden
20a Inverleith Row
Telephone: 0131 248 2905