2018 Grant Results
The reports are in and WGCF grants helped to fund projects around the state.
The Sugar River Garden Club in Verona built, installed, planted and maintained three raised garden beds in various locations throughout the city. The vegetables, herbs and flowers were available to anyone in the community to use. The project was so well received that the club has decided to expand the program next summer.
Lake Wissota Garden Club sponsors a wildflower sanctuary in Irvine Park located in Chippewa Falls. They created signage for an educational self-paced tour of the wildflowers. The club also offers monthly guided tours of the area.
The Wisconsin Garden Club Federation Blue Star and Gold Star Families Memorial Marker Committee and the Sun Prairie Garden Club worked to install and dedicate a Gold Star Memorial Marker to identify the Gold Star Memorial Garden on the Capitol grounds in Madison. This marker honors the servicemen and women who gave their lives protecting our freedoms.
The Willow River Garden Club used their grant money to continue to improve the gardens at the Deerfield Residence in New Richmond. These gardens are enjoyed by the residents and their families.
All the clubs that are part of the Wisconsin Garden Club Federation are eligible for these grants. The grant application deadline is March 31.