For over 35 years, the Evening Garden Club has supported the expansion of gardening, education and beautification in the Corvallis community through its Grants Program. The EGC offers grants to Benton County nonprofit organizations to carry out worthy gardening related projects.

Application for Request for Funds

The Evening Garden Club of Corvallis now accepts requests for grants until March 25th, 2021.

2021 Grants Program Timeline:

  • February 10 – March 25: Grant applications submissions
  • March 25 – April 5: Review and Approval
  • April 5 – April 12: Notification and responses to grant applicants

Selection Criteria:

  • Applications must be complete and submitted by the deadline
  • Strong grant applications are expected to address one or more of EGC objectives:
    • To promote and encourage the art of gardening and the study of horticulture
    • To aid in the protection and conservation of natural resources
    • To promote civic and roadside beautification
    • To cooperate with other organizations interested in these objectives

Additionally, the evaluation criteria will include the number of people reached by the project, whether it includes an educational component or youth involvement, the diversity of people involved in or benefiting from the project, and whether the project is a one-time or ongoing event.

Selection Process:

  • Funds are available to non-profit groups only. Tax Exempt Status Number/Tax ID Number is required.
  • The project must benefit the Benton County Community.
  • The organization must follow up with brief written documentation and pictures as to how the grant was spent in order to be considered for future grant requests.
  • Grant requests cannot exceed $500.  Each year, based on the number of applications received, some of the requests may only be partially funded.

DEADLINE FOR Receipt of the EGC Grant APPLICATION is  March 25, 2021

NPK boxes
A grant was given building kiosks for the Neighborhood Planters
fruit tree pruning
EGC gave Philomath Montessori a grant for a tree person to prune fruit trees to keep them low and within picking range for little hands.
We were awarded a $600 grant from the Corvallis Evening Garden Club for Fertilizer, manure, soil mix, cover crop seed and a soil test.

Grant Application

  • Grant Applicationdownload pdf , download Word
  • Print and complete form then mail to:
    Evening Garden Club, P.O. Box 315, Corvallis, OR 97339-0315
  • OR complete online form below.

 If the application is mailed, it should arrive before March 25.  Applications arriving after that date will not be considered for the 2021 program.

If you have any questions please contact:

Scholarship Program

We support a scholarship provided by the Oregon Federation of Garden Clubs.