Nature Coast Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society Grant Application Guidelines
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The purpose of the Florida Native Plant Society (FNPS) is to promote the preservation, conservation, and restoration of the native plants and native plant communities of Florida.
As part of an ongoing effort to fulfill that mission, Florida Nature Coast Chapter of the FNPS is offering grants of up to $500 per approved project. Projects must be within Pasco County and meet the above objective of the FNPS mission statement.
Please read all instructions before completing the application. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Completed applications will become the property of the Nature Coast Chapter of the FNPS and no part will be retuned to the applicant.
Applications should be typed in a 12 point font or neatly printed, have 1’’ margins, and be single spaced. Applications will be accepted by mail or e-mail.
Teachers, park or preserve staff or volunteers, youth group leaders, or any interested party may apply. Previous grant recipients are also eligible to apply.
Eligible Projects: Projects must be implemented on school grounds or other public places, such as parks or public right-of-ways.
Projects must demonstrate one or more of the following:
The value of native plants for wildlife.
The threat of non-native, invasive plants.
The increased value of the site for the environment.
The value of native plant landscapes in preserving biodiversity.
Projects may include, but are not limited to the following:
Establishing or enhancing a schoolyard butterfly garden or other schoolyard habitat.
Establishing or enhancing a demonstration garden.
Wetland or upland restoration.
Kiosks & signage.