Grant Application

Applications are due on August 1, 2020



  • Complete COVER SHEET with information regarding your non-profit organization (one page)    
  • Follow the GUIDELINES presented on the second page of application and add additional pages as necessary    
  • Submit application by mail or email to the addresses included in the guidelines


Bloomington Garden Club Application for Philanthropic Support Cover Sheet

Scroll to bottom of this page for a downloadable/ printable version.

Date of Application ____________________________________________

Title of the Project  ____________________________________________

Location of the Project _________________________________________

Amount of Support Sought from BGC  _____________________________

Name of Organization__________________________________________

Address ____________________________________________________

Telephone __________________________________________________

Website/email ________________________________________________

Name of Director of Organization_________________________________

Email ______________________________________________________ 



Person Authorizing Application (if different from information above)

Name _______________________________________________________

Email _______________________________________________________ 

Telephone ___________________________________________________

Contact Person’s Name ________________________________________

Contact Person’s Title __________________________________________

Email _______________________________________________________ 

Telephone ____________________________________________________


Note: This cover sheet information must be accompanied with a detailed description of the project as prompted in the Guidelines on page two of this grant application.



Bloomington Garden Club Application for Philanthropic Support Guidelines

The purpose of the Bloomington Garden Club is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening; to aid in the protection of native trees, plants and birds; and to encourage civic planting and beautification. The BGC especially supports youth gardening as a way to encourage children to develop a love of the land and horticulture as well as be good stewards of the planet for future generations.


If your proposed project falls within the stated purposes above, please submit an application including the following information:


  • A general description of the project
  • The goals of the project 
  • Visual materials illustrating the project, if available and applicable
  • Project timeline
  • Detailed budget for the project, including all anticipated expenses and revenue
  • Your evaluation plan
  • Your plan for acknowledging Bloomington Garden Club’s role in the project

The fiscal grant deadline for application is August 1st of each calendar year. However, grant proposals may be submitted at any time. You may be contacted by a BGC member to discuss your project in more detail.

Submit your completed application to:

Ann McEndarfer, 9245 E. Woodview, Bloomington, Indiana 47401 

(phone: 812-334-1801, email: 

Criteria and Procedures: 


  • Any BGC member in good standing may initiate an application.
  • Support will be limited to nonprofit organizations.
  • All funded projects must clearly relate to the mission of the BGC.
  • All projects must demonstrate a benefit to the community.
  • The BGC will notify the organization in writing if they have been awarded a grant.
  • A BGC member will be assigned to monitor the project from implementation through completion.
  • Payments to the organization will be made upon receipt of paid invoices/statements to the Bloomington Garden Club Treasurer in accordance with the terms of the award.
  • Documentation must be received by June 30th of the fiscal year in which the grant was awarded.
  • Any unused money will be returned to the BGC grant fund.
  • An organization may apply for only one grant each year, but may reapply in succeeding years.


Printable version of BGC Grant Application (two pages) -2020 (pdf)