Grants Awarded

This program allows local garden clubs to apply for funding up to $250 to support the development of gardens in their community.

2018 Grant Recipients

  • Gold Star maker placement at the state capitol by the Sun Prairie Garden Club and Madison District.
  • Hill and Dale Garden Club of Elroy is revamping the local museum gardens.
  • Lake Wissota Garden Club of Chippewa Falls is creating a self-guided tour through the Irvine Park wildflower garden.
  • Sugar River Garden Club in Verona is establishing four vegetable garden beds which will share produce with the community.
  • West Side Garden Club in Madison is vegetable gardening with children at the Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center.
  • The Willow River Garden Club of New Richmond will use the money to improve the gardens for the residents at the Deerfield, a senior living community.

We look forward to hearing more  about these projects in November.

2017: Awards were made to 6 garden clubs totaling $950.00

  • Botany Belles & Beaus Garden Club for landscaping around the flagpoles at the newly created Creamery Park.
  • Elmbrook Garden Club working with Girl Scout Troop to remove invasive buckthorn and plant native plants.
  • Lake Wissota Garden Club rejuvenate the Bridge St. Welcome Garden at the entry to Chippewa Falls.
  • Sunset Garden Club establishing a perennial pollinator garden at Fire Station #9.
  • West Side Garden Club working with Theresa Terrace Neighborhood Center’s summer children’s program to grow vegetables.
  • Whitefish Bay Garden Club funding for a speaker on bees and pollinator plants for public education.

Sunset Garden Club in the newly created Monarch Waystation.

Botany Belles and Beaus ready to plant at Creamery Park.

Lake Wissota Garden Club planting welcome garden in Chippewa Falls.