The Whidbey Island Garden Tour is seeking qualified grant applicants to receive funding from the upcoming June 22, 2013 tour. Proceeds from the tour are given to local nonprofits and programs with projects promoting the improvement, restoration and maintenance of common habitat each year.
Projects that emphasize public space enhancement and education are of particular interest to the WIGT board. Grants typically run from $1,000 up to $10,000.
For information or to download an application, go to www.wigt.org or contact the beneficiaries coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is Oct. 31.
Since 1996, the Garden Tour has awarded over $300,000.