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V I R G I N I A P O L Y T E C H N I C I N S T I T U T E A N D S T A T E U N I V E R S I T Y

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Invent the Future

Virginia Cooperative Extension

Prince William Unit

8033 Ashton Ave. Suite 105

Manassas, VA 20109

nberlin@vt.edu 703-792-7913

http://pwcgov.org/grow

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

Required forms:

• Application

• 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 nberlin@vt.edu

Please note that I work irregular hours and will return your call as soon as possible.

Happy gardening,

Nancy Berlin, Natural Resource Specialist/Master Gardener Coordinator

Virginia Cooperative Extension - Prince William Unit

 

Downloadable copy   pdf 2018 MGPW garden grant final (350 KB)

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