Support to Community Organizations 2016-2017

In addition to over 750 hours spent on projects, the following cash donations totaling $3378 were made during the April 2016 – March 2017 year by the Calvert Garden Club to support community organizations:

2016-2017 Mini Grant Awards
Focus:  Beautifying Calvert County
Organization Purpose Amount Awarded
Tidewater School To build a flower, fruit and vegetable garden as a living laboratory for academic work in the classroom. $850.00
Mt. Harmony Elementary Native plants to increase awareness & extend learning to outside the classroom $480.00
TOTAL   $1,330.00

2016-2017 Charity Donations

Organization Purpose Amount Awarded
Penny Pines FGCMD required  $68.00
Natural Disaster Fund FGCMD required  $60.00
Project Echo For upkeep/maintenance and additional needs for the Homeless Shelter. $320.00
The Calvert Library To refurbish planters donated by Calvert Garden Club, soil and plants $100.00
TOTAL   $548.00

2016-2017 Landscape & Conservation

Organization Purpose Amount Awarded
Calvert Collaborative for Children & Youth For Earth Day Blooms Project. Bringing students and the community together to beautify the Boyd and Margaret Shields King Park.  $1000.00
Flower Boxes for Hospice Half of the cost of self-watering flower boxes installed at the Hospice $500.00
TOTAL  $1500.00