任务 OAGC基金会，公司. is to promote the appreciation of nature and the environment in the State of Ohio by providing scholarships to horticulture students and grants supporting nature education, 保育及美化.
OAGC基金会. is a 501(c)3 public charity that was established in 1984 to help carry out educational and charitable activities of 网上正规澳门赌场. (OAGC). 点击 在这里 to see a PowerPoint presentation of what the OAGC基金会 does. Contributors to the Foundation may designate the Fund they wish to support.
OAGC基金会 annually awards scholarships of an amount not less than $1000. 的 recipient must choose an accredited Ohio college or technical school beyond the high school level which offers courses leading to a career in the fields of horticulture, 保护, 自然与美化, 景观设计, 景观萎缩, 商业花店或花艺. 的 applicant does not need to be a resident 的 state of Ohio. 的 eligibility is determined solely by the scholastic ability and serious career intent 的 applicant without regard to race, 性别, 年龄, 信仰和/或经济地位. 的 deadline to submit the scholarship application form and all supporting documentation is March 15. 的 Scholarship Application Form and Instructions 可下载 在这里.
的 Foundation also provides funding through grants to support educational outreach through the 教育资源基金. 的 funds through the ERF must be used for educational efforts that are no cost to the recipients. 点击 在这里 对于一个 授予应用程序.
资金由俱乐部捐款筹集, 会员及非会员, 递延的礼物, 纪念礼物, 增量的礼物, 特殊的礼物, fundraisers or becoming an OAGC基金会 Patron (through a contribution of $500). 捐款超过25美元是免税的. Donations may be sent to the OAGC基金会司库 and the donor may designate what Foundation Fund they wish to support. OAGC 顾客基础 automatically become Life Members of OAGC, 在OAGC年度大会上得到认可, recognized in the OAGC quarterly publication, 花园小径，并接收订阅 花园小径 对生活. Additionally, the OAGC基金会 accepts donations to temporarily restricted funds as needs arise.
OAGC基金会’s 普通基金 supports state awards and the OAGC基金会’s operating expenses. 网上正规澳门赌场. bestows special awards for worthy individuals or clubs at the annual convention. A donation of $2500 or more to the OAGC基金会 allows the donor to create a named award. OAGC基金会 also provides for 20% 的 cost of printing 花园小径.
的 Nature and Conservation Fund supports projects dedicated to the environment and all its natural resources. 美化工程补助金, 以及, 推广本地植物的项目, 食物沙漠中的菜园, and pollinator gardens fall under this Fund. 您可以使用 授予应用程序.
Wahkeena Nature Preserve is located six miles south of Lancaster, Ohio in Fairfield County and is owned by the Ohio Historical Connection and man年龄d by the Fairfield County Historical Parks. 1930年，博士. Frank Warner bought a rundown hill farm and presented it to his new bride 卡门 Hambleton Warner, who turned it into an oasis of beauty and named it Wahkeena. 卡门, OAGC成员, was actively interested in nature and 保护 and established OAGC’s annual Nature Study Camp (renamed Nature Study Retreat). An agreement was drawn up between the Ohio Historical Society (OHS) as per 夫人. 华纳的遗嘱和OAGC. This agreement with OHS allowed for donations collected for Wahkeena by OAGC to be given to OHS. OHS would invest and administer the OAGC Wahkeena Fund for use for educational purposes.
最近, a new agreement was arranged for site man年龄ment between the Ohio History Connection (formerly known as OHS), the Fairfield County Historical Parks and the OAGC基金会. 保护区对公众开放. An on-site curator is available to answer questions and give tours.
的 莎拉Budnick Memorial Transportation Fund (also known as Sarah's Kids) was created following the passing of OAGC state past president 莎拉Budnick to help fund school field trips to Wahkeena. Additionally, contributions can be made to the 瓦基纳鸟类和动物饲料基金, used for wild birds, and resident reptiles and educational birds.
的 Nature Study Retreat Junior Camper Scholarships
该基金成立于2009年. Any junior (under the 年龄 of 18) attending Nature Study Retreat for the first time may apply for scholarship assistance by contacting the state OAGC自然学习静修椅 who will forward the request to the OAGC基金会发展总监.
该赠款于2018年设立. Any individual completing the training provided by 网上正规澳门赌场. (OAGC) to become an OAGC accredited flower show judge may apply for this grant. After successfully passing all schools and their student judging, the new judge may submit the grant application to be reimbursed for the registration fee for up to six 的 schools. 的 application must be submitted to the OAGC基金会发展总监 within 6 months of receiving the OAGC Flower Show Judge Accreditation. 资助申请表格可在此找到 在这里.
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