Lila Petersen Green Leaf Fund

This Fund is so named because the ‘Green Leaf”is a funding project of the ‘GreenTree,’ The Garden Club of North Carolina,  Inc.(hereafter  referredtoasGCNC).The colors of GCNC are green and white, thus the’Green  Leaf.’  Lila Petersen, a former president  of GCNC, is the driving force behind this project.

The Lila Petersen Green Leaf Fund is awarded once a year by The Garden Club of North Carolina,  Inc.

Proposal deadline  is April 15 for disbursement  of funds for the June 1 through May 31 year.

Applicants  mus tbe involved in projects that meet the objectives  of The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Applicants  may be organizations such as Girl Scout Troops, Future Farmers of America Clubs, member garden clubs, and/or other organizations or individuals  involved in appropriate  projects.

The amount of an individual  grant is not to exceed $500. The amount will depend upon the applicant’s request, needs, and qualifications, and upon the amount available in the grant fund.

The proposal must be presented in writing/email to the Scholarship Committee Chairman.

Supporting evidence of need must be included as well as:

o    photos of the area to be improved      o         a proposed budget

 

Within one year of the award and no later than May 31 the recipient must submit photos of the completed  project, receipts for expenses and a report of its impact upon the community. If this information  is not provided The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc requires that the money be returned.

 

Green leaf recipients:  2013-  2018

May2013         WeedWackers YC         $500.00

May2014        Troutman GC                $350.00

May2015         Monroe GC                  $500.00

May2016         Darene Honeycutt YC   $500.00

May2017         No application

May2018         Daniel Boone N G           $500.00

 

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Application deadline is April 15 for disbursement of funds for the June 1 through May 31 year.

Applicants must be involved in projects that meet the objectives (see below) of The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc. Applicants may be organizations such as Girl Scout Troops, Future Farmers of America Clubs, member garden clubs, and/or other organizations or individuals involved in appropriate projects.

The amount of an individual grant is not to exceed $500. The amount will depend upon the applicant’s request, needs, and qualifications, and upon the amount available in the grant fund.

The application proposal must be presented in writing to the Scholarship Committee Chairman Judy Barnes, 3616 Schoolhouse Ln. Charlotte, 28226: 704-553-1413: ncgardenjudy@gmail.com. Supporting evidence of need must be included.

Objectives of The Garden Club of North Carolina, Inc., Bylaws, Article II

1. To provide a non-profit, philanthropic, and educational association for the members.

2. To coordinate the interests of all member garden clubs by association, conference, and correspondence.

3. To study, in all its aspects the art of gardening, particularly horticulture, and to cooperate with agencies furthering such interests.

4. To encourage environmental improvement through civic development, beautification, restoration, and the protection and conservation of our natural resources.

5. To assist in educating our youth of our state in the areas of garden club activity.