Community Gardens Resource Network - funding
Garden support to our community gardeners is in high demand - We
are excited to announce the support from the following
TD Friends of the
Environment has approved a $15,000 grant for our
Community Gardens Resource Network. The creation of a
'classroom' will support ongoing educational classes held at the
office. We will be calling on our volunteers to assist
with the creation of the classroom. The funding also supports
our resources so we can continue supporting community gardens in
Calgary. Thank you TD Friends of the Environment!
We are also pleased to announce that the
Alberta Real Estate Foundation has approved a
$20,000 Grant for our Community Gardens Resource
Network. This community partnership will help us to
deliver educational programs to enhance the sustainability of a
garden in a community as well as provide many learning
opportunities for the community gardener. Thank you Alberta
Real Estate Foundation!
Conoco Phillips supports the Horticultural Society
with their employee matching funding support! Thank you to
Scott Gedak and Conoco Phillips for your generous
donations. We have received $21,600 towards capacity building
of our operations including our community gardens program.
Thank you ConocoPhillips! and Scott Gedak!
Greengate garden centres
provides thousands of dollars of in kind support through donations
of plant material for community gardens. The donation
is made to the Calgary Horticultural Society's CGRN program and we
share the news and pick up of the donated plants is held at the
Society's office. Donations vary from year to year, but the
support is constant and greatly appreciate by many. Thank you