Kingston Garden Club Encourages Grant Applications

Released October 18, 2007

The Kingston Garden Club is now accepting grant applications for the Aloha Wright Grant Program. The program honors one of the most dedicated members of the garden club. Wright, who died in 2005, had a firm commitment to provide opportunities to students and educators and the community.

Educational assistance grants are especially encouraged and are available for textbooks, software, supplies, and tools to cialis generique facilitate learning experiences for individuals and classrooms. Applications are judged on relevance to the Kingston Garden Club’s objective: To further our knowledge of gardening and artistic use of plant materials, stimulate interest in civic beatification, aid in the conservation of natural resources and the preservation of wildlife.

North Kitsap School District students, as well as anyone who resides, works or operates a business or organization within the North Kitsap School District are eligible. Grant applications will be accepted throughout the year and decisions are made on a reasonable and prudent basis and are at the sole discretion of the grant committee.

Grants are also awarded for special projects such as community beautification and environmental improvements with long-term civic impact. Past grants have been awarded to the Gordon Elementary PTA for their “Safe Walk to School Trail”, Wolfle Elementary for their school garden, as well as Stillwater’s Environmental Center.

Proceeds from the Kingston Garden Club’s May plant sale fund the Aloha Wright Grant Program. More information on the grant program and application forms are available at