Major Grant Program

We award a Major Grant annually for up to $75,000. Past recipients include Craig Hospital Therapy Garden, Colorado State University, City of Brighton, Colorado Mental Health Institute of Pueblo, Denver Botanic Gardens, Hudson Gardens, Vail Alpine Gardens, Boys & Girls Club, Englewood Public Schools, & Sewall Child Development Center.


The organization supports horticulture and horticultural related projects and those groups and individuals that are involved or directly related. How to apply

How to Apply

  • Click HERE for details.
  • Initial letter of intent is due by August 30.
  • Selected applicants will be requested to submit complete details by October 31.
  • Attachments related to the application are accepted in the SECOND round only.
  • In the letter, applicants must include how Colorado Garden Foundation will be recognized for the grant award.
  • Grants are selected by early December with distribution at the annual Colorado Garden & Home Show in February.
  • Funding is limited to nonprofit and governmental agencies. No funding for political organizations.
  • Grant requests are restricted to a maximum of $75,000. Capital and matching grants are the targeted projects, while other programs/projects for support and research will also be considered.