Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust

Funding is available for projects to further the advancement of horticulture in the UK and abroad. In 2016/17 the Trust awarded grants totalling £78,980 to around 33 organisations. Grants ranged from a few hundred pounds to around £4,500. The average grant was £2,393 .

Only one grant is usually made for each project but it is possible for subsequent grants to be made to the same individual or organisation for a new project or an additional component of the original project over two or three years.

The objectives of the Trust are:

  • To promote horticulture.
  • To promote the conservation of the physical and natural environment by promoting biological diversity.
  • To promote the creation, development, preservation and maintenance of gardens accessible to the public.
  • The advancement of horticultural education.

Grant applications should be submitted well before the deadline dates of 15 February and 15 August each year.

Contact the Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust to apply and for further information on 0131 248 2905 or To download guidance and application form click here.

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