2016-17 Civic Projects supported by Bloomington Garden Club grants

Since the inception of the Annual Summer Garden Walk in 1990, 95% of the money raised through the annual Garden Walk has been distributed through grants to non-profit civic organizations for education and beautification in Monroe County. None of the money has been used by the Bloomington Garden Club for its own expenses.  
Grants from the proceeds of the 2016 Garden Walk were awarded to the following organizations:


Animal Shelterto continue maintenance on a previously BGC funded garden


Community Kitchen - for seeds and set for raised beds already in place; previously BGC grants have funded the purchase of hand tools and hoop houses


Edgewood Primary School Garden Clubfor 8’ x 12’ double walled hobby greenhouse from Menards; raised beds outside are already in place but space is needed for next year’s seedlings


Hilltop Garden & Nature Center - for seed package distribution to schools, youth & family gardens


Mother Hubbard's Cupboard Food Pantryfor garden education programs, gardening supplies, and tools


St. Charles School Gardensfor gloves, trowels, mulch, soil, rain barrel, and seeds for 2016-17 school year


Shady Ladies - for additional plants for native plant garden at Hilltop


University School Kinder-Gardenfor soil amendments, mulch, plants, winter bird project, bulbs, seeds, and stones


Any non-profit organization wishing funding for a garden-related project may qualify for a grant from the Bloomington Garden Club by contacting us.  All projects must meet the goals of Bloomington Garden Club.




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