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Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust


Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust

Campus Deadline:

Please express interest only (no LOI required at this time)
by e-mailing umcresearchltdsub@missouri.edu by Monday, February 12, 2018.

External Deadline:

August 15, 2018

Web Address:


Funding Amount:

Up to $25,000 (however, awards normally do not exceed $20,000).


Only one proposal per organization or program will be considered in a given year. “Organization” is defined by the unique Tax ID/EIN associated with the proposal and by the project or program that would receive the award. Different campuses of a university system are excluded from this restriction, but this exemption applies only to geographically separate campuses (not separate units, offices, departments, programs, etc. of a single campus).

The Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust supports education and research in ornamental horticulture, primarily in North America, South America, Central America, the Caribbean, and Australia. The Trust seeks to fund projects that will further ornamental horticulture at organizations pursuing the following activities:

  • The advancement of research in ornamental horticulture and the publication of the results of such research
  • Assisting in the creation, development, preservation, and maintenance of gardens accessible to the public for educational purposes
  • Promotion of the environmentally responsible introduction, cultivation, and distribution of plants which have ornamental horticultural value
  • Assisting in the publication of books or other works relating to ornamental horticulture
  • Informal and/or formal educational activities that further ornamental horticulture

Contact the MU Office of Foundation Relations before contacting the foundation directly.

Post Date: 01/23/18