Grant ApplicationIntergenerational Garden with Trinh Pifer teaching

The Chelsea Area Garden Club (CAGC) will award a limited number of grants of $500 or less this spring to local nonprofit organizations or individuals for horticulture-related projects.

Projects should align with the club’s goals: Promote gardening, community beautification, and environmentally responsible horticultural practices and conservation through education in the Chelsea area.

Click here to download the 2015 Grant Application for the garden club’s annual grant program.  Information also available by calling Charlene Harris at 734-433-9773.

Mail applications to the CAGC Grant Program, P.O. Box 519, Chelsea, MI 48118. Applications must be postmarked by Feb. 28.

Applicants who live in the CAGC service area, primarily western Washtenaw County, will be given preference. Not every applicant may receive funding.

Grant recipients report on their projects at the garden club’s October meeting at Chelsea First United Methodist Church.

The club raises money for horticulture–related grants and scholarships and for civic beautification through its spring plant sale.

About the Chelsea Area Garden Club

Founded in October 1997 with 12 charter members, Chelsea Area Garden Club was originally affiliated with the Federated Garden Clubs of Michigan. The Chelsea Area Garden Club currently has over 50 members from Chelsea, Michigan and the surrounding communities.

The mission of Chelsea Area Garden Club is to:

  • stimulate the love of gardening,
  • encourage and assist in community beautification,
  • promote environmentally responsible horticultural practices and
  • encourage all forms of conservation through education and demonstration