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Community Gardens Resource Network -  funding announcements, 2013
 
Garden support to our community gardeners is in high demand - We are excited to announce the support from the following funders:
 
TDFEFlogo EnglishTD Friends of the Environment has approved a $15,000 grant for our Community Gardens Resource Network.   The creation of a 'classroom' will support ongoing educational classes held at the office.   We will be calling on our volunteers to assist with the creation of the classroom.  The funding also supports our resources so we can continue supporting community gardens in Calgary. Thank you TD Friends of the Environment!
 
Alberta Real Estate Foundation LogoWe are also pleased to announce that the Alberta Real Estate Foundation has approved a $20,000 Grant for our Community Gardens Resource Network.   This community partnership will help us to deliver educational programs to enhance the sustainability of a garden in a community as well as provide many  learning opportunities for the community gardener.  Thank you Alberta Real Estate Foundation!
 
Conocophillips LogoConoco Phillips supports the Horticultural Society with their employee matching funding support!  Thank you to Scott Gedak and Conoco Phillips for your generous donations.  We have received $21,600 towards capacity building of our operations including our community gardens program.  Thank you ConocoPhillips! and Scott Gedak!

greengateGreengate garden centres provides thousands of dollars of in kind support through donations of plant material for community gardens.   The donation is made to the Calgary Horticultural Society's CGRN program and we share the news and pick up of the donated plants is held at the Society's office.  Donations vary from year to year, but the support is constant and greatly appreciate by many.  Thank you Greengate!