Grants


The Kingston Garden Club has established the Aloha Wright Grant Program to honor one of our most dedicated members. This program recognizes her commitment to provide opportunities to students, educators and the community to join us in promoting our club’s objectives.  These grants will be awarded in two general categories:

Special Projects – Community beautification, environmental improvements with long-term civic impact

Educational Assistance –  Text books, software, supplies, tools, etc. to facilitate learning experiences for individuals and classrooms

Eligibility:  North Kitsap School District (NKSD) students, anyone who resides, works or operates a business or organization within the boundaries of NKSD

Criteria: Applications are judged on relevance to the Kingston Garden Club’s objective.

Process:

  • Applications will be accepted from January 1st through April 30th.  Grants are awarded May 1st.  Notification of awards will be by mail.
  • Decisions are made on a reasonable and prudent basis and are at the sole discretion of the grant committee.
  • All awards are granted to applicants and payable directly to the vendor with a justified bid or to the applicant with a paid receipt.
  • Questions about the applications process should be referred to the Kingston Garden Club Grant committee.

For Special Project Grants:

  1. Complete the Special Projects Application (2 pages) with support material.
  2. Provide two letters of support and/or two written references.

For Educational Assistance Grants:

  1. Complete the Educational Assistance Application (2 pages).
  2. Provide a 150-250 word essay (not required for classroom learning grants under $50).
  3. Provide two written references (copies accepted).