Community Grants

For more information on Nashville Lawn and Garden Show Community Grants, contact Todd Breyer, grants coordinator.

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The Nashville Lawn and Garden Show is a 501(c)3 non-profit corporation. Our mission is to support and promote horticulture, agriculture, floral design, gardening, culinary, and education in our community and throughout the Tennessee Valley region.

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Through last year's Show, we were able to raise $40,000, which translates to 35 community grants - these were awarded to the Pink Ribbon/Libby's Legacy Garden Project, most of the area Plant Societies, Volunteer Gardener, American Chestnut Foundation, Nashville Tree Foundation, Safe Harbor Sanctuary, Walden's Puddle, Natives/Invasives Council, four Master Gardeners' groups, the Hermitage, Cheekwood, the Joe Smith national Tennessee Floral Scholarship, and Son Farms/Family Foundation, among others. 

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Full list of 2019 Grant Recipients:

1) Libby’s Legacy: Pink Ribbon Project (Gardening Against Breast Cancer)  2019 Featured Beneficiary

2) American Institute of Floral Design:  Joe Smith Scholarship Fund endowment, for Tennesseans

3) Central Tennessee Professional Floral Association

4) Cheekwood Estate and Gardens

5) American Chestnut Foundation

6) Cumberland Herb Association

7) Family Foundation Fund / SonShine Farms

8) Andrew Jackson’s Hermitage

9) Herb Society of Nashville (unit of the Herb Society of America)

10) Master Gardeners of Davidson County

11) Metro Beautification and Environment Commission

12) Metro Parks and Recreation

13) Metro Tree Advisory Committee

14) Middle Tennessee Daffodil Society

15) Middle Tennessee Daylily Society

16) Middle Tennessee Hosta Society

17) Middle Tennessee Wild Ones

18) Nashville African Violet Club

19) Nashville Area Beekeepers Association

20) Nashville Bonsai Society

21) Nashville City Cemetery (Metro Park, Metro Historical Commission, and Arboretum)

22) Nashville Rose Society

23) Orchid Society of Middle Tennessee

24) Perennial Plant Society of Middle Tennessee

25) Richland Park Arboretum

26) Safe Harbor Sanctuary

27) Sumner County Master Gardeners

28) Tennessee Gesnariad Society

29) Tennessee Invasive Plant Council

30) Tennessee Native Plant Society 

31) Tennessee Naturalist Program

32) ‘Volunteer Gardener’ (NPT)

33) Waldens Puddle Animal Rescue

34) Williamson County Master Gardeners

35) Wilson County Master Gardeners