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Invent the Future
Virginia Cooperative Extension
Prince William Unit
8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105
Manassas, VA 20109
February 2, 2018
Dear Educator/Community Gardener,
Master Gardeners of Prince William (MGPW) and Virginia Cooperative Extension Prince William are pleased to announce that we are offering competitive grant awards for the 2018 gardening season to schools and nonprofit community groups. Awards provide for instructional gardens including edible or pollinator gardens, Monarch Waystations, or schoolyard habitats in Prince William County, Manassas City or Manassas Park. The attached grant application form provides detailed information about eligibility and the application process. Your application will not be considered without required forms and documentation, so take care to be thorough. Please note that applications received after the deadline will not be reviewed.
Award Application Timeline
Application submission begins: February 5, 2018
Application deadline: 11:59 pm 3/1/19
Review period: March 1 – March 15, 2018
Notification of applicants – on or about March 19, 2018
Teacher Inservice 3/21/18 4:30 – 7:30 pm – Bristow, VA Please register http://bit.ly/2mTfM0W
Garden year: March 2018 – December 2018
Final garden report deadline: March 1, 2019
Funds spent & receipts due no later than: December 1, 2019
• Signed letter of support from school principal or agency director, or board of directors.
• A Federal IRS Tax-Exempt letter
• Your EIN # is on your 501 (c)(3) tax exempt documentation letter, if applicable
• W-9 form for your organization
• Signed signature page.
• Letter indicating amount of matching funds available on letterhead of organization.
If you have questions, please contact me at 703-792-7913 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Please note that I work irregular hours and will return your call as soon as possible.
Nancy Berlin, Natural Resource Specialist/Master Gardener Coordinator
Virginia Cooperative Extension - Prince William Unit
Downloadable copy pdf 2018 MGPW garden grant final (350 KB)