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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted January 21, 2022

Unity Gardens Grant Cycle Now Open– Grants Up to $3000 Available

The Unity Gardens grant cycle is NOW OPEN. Unity Gardens awards grants to Anne Arundel County volunteers to use the power of native plants to address issues like stormwater runoff, pollution and habitat loss. From now until March 1, Unity Gardens will accept proposals for up to $3,000 to purchase native trees, shrubs, perennials, and…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted January 10, 2022

Grants up to $3000 for native plants in Anne Arundel County – Deadline March 1

Each Spring and Fall, Unity Gardens awards grants to Anne Arundel County communities to support planting initiatives that use the power of native plants to address issues like stormwater runoff, pollution and habitat loss. Unity Gardens will continue to fund grants up to $1,000 as we have since 2003. In addition, we’ll also be funding…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted December 17, 2021

Unity Gardens will DOUBLE Grant Funds Available This Spring

It’s one month until Unity Gardens starts accepting proposals for Spring grant projects and we are excited to DOUBLE the funds available this spring. Each Spring and Fall, Unity Gardens awards grants to Anne Arundel County communities to support planting initiatives that use the power of native plants to address issues like stormwater runoff, pollution…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted December 7, 2021

GreenGive Seeking New Partner Organizations – LAST CALL

The GreenGive, an Anne Arundel County-based coalition of environmental nonprofits, is open to partnering with new organizations during GreenGive 2022. The GreenGive is a collaborative, online fundraising campaign designed to raise money, increase visibility, and expand residents’ and businesses’ engagement with Anne Arundel County environmental organizations, issues, projects and actions. The GreenGive 2022 is scheduled…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted November 11, 2021

GreenGive Seeking New Partner Organizations

The GreenGive, an Anne Arundel County-based coalition of environmental nonprofits, is open to partnering with new organizations during GreenGive 2022. The GreenGive is a collaborative, online fundraising campaign designed to raise money, increase visibility, and expand residents’ and businesses’ engagement with Anne Arundel County environmental organizations, issues, projects and actions. The GreenGive 2022 is scheduled…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted October 21, 2021

GreenGive Seeking New Partner Organizations- Anne Arundel County

The GreenGive, an Anne Arundel County-based coalition of environmental nonprofits, is open to partnering with new organizations during GreenGive 2022. The GreenGive is a collaborative, online fundraising campaign designed to raise money, increase visibility, and expand residents’ and businesses’ engagement with Anne Arundel County environmental organizations, issues, projects and actions. The GreenGive 2022 is scheduled…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted July 20, 2021

Grant Deadline for Native Gardening Projects is Approaching on August 1

Unity Gardens is accepting applications until August 1 for community native gardening projects that will take place this fall. Visit https://unitygardens.org/grant-information/ to learn more!

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted July 14, 2021

Grant Deadline for Native Gardening Projects is Approaching on August 1, 2021

Unity Gardens is accepting applications until August 1 for community native gardening projects that will take place in Anne Arundel County this fall. Grants can be used to purchase native trees, shrubs, and perennials. Visit https://unitygardens.org/grant-information/ to learn more.

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted February 22, 2021

Only ONE WEEK LEFT to Apply for a Native Gardening Grant- Unity Gardens

Unity Gardens funds up to $1000 for native plants for volunteer-led native gardening projects in Anne Arundel County. Applications are due March 1. Typical groups funded are faith-based organizations, homeowners associations, scouts, schools, and Watershed Steward and Master Gardener projects.  Projects should use native plants to address issues like habitat loss, erosion, and stormwater runoff….

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Anne Arundel Weed Resistance

Posted January 15, 2021

Unity Gardens Spring Grant Cycle Open now until March 1, 2021

Unity Gardens’ Spring 2021 Grant Cycle is now open. This year, we will award Small Grants up to $500 and Large Grants up to $1,000. These grants are available to qualified nonprofit groups such as neighborhoods, faith-based organizations, schools, youth groups, scouts, community organizations and more for conservation landscaping projects in Anne Arundel County, Maryland….

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 9, 2020

13 Volunteer Groups in AACo Receive Unity Gardens Grants This Fall

Unity Gardens is pleased to announce the 13 community groups that will receive funding to undertake native gardening projects in Anne Arundel County during Fall 2020.  This month, Unity Gardens awarded almost $12,000 in small grants to homeowners’ associations, places of worship, and local nonprofits to complete citizen-led conservation landscaping projects in the Chesapeake Bay…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted July 17, 2020

Grant Deadline for Native Gardening Projects is Approaching on August 1, 2020

Does your group need funding for native trees, shrubs, or perennials in Anne Arundel County? Unity Gardens provides grants up to $1000 for community planting projects using natives. The deadline to apply is August 1. Learn more at https://unitygardens.org/grant-information/

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 26, 2020

Fall Grants for Native Gardening in Anne Arundel County are STILL ON!

Unity Grants is accepting proposals until August 1, 2020 for native gardening projects in Anne Arundel County to take place this fall. Unity Gardens awards grants of up to $1,000 and is looking to fund homeowners’ associations, faith-based organizations, scout troops, and other local nonprofits to complete citizen-led conservation landscaping projects in the Chesapeake Bay…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 11, 2020

Grants for Native Plants in Anne Arundel County – Deadline March 1, 2020

Do you need funding for a community gardening project that uses native plants to address issues like habitat loss, erosion, or stormwater runoff? Unity Gardens can help. Unity Gardens is accepting proposals until March 1, 2020 for native gardening projects in Anne Arundel County, MD. We award grants up to $1000 to homeowners’ associations, places…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 11, 2020

March 7, 2020: Greener Gardens: One Step at a Time (Severna Park, MD)

Creating a greener yard and garden does not have to involve making life-altering changes. In this talk, Barbara Ellis will discuss a range of options—from simple steps to ambitious projects—that gardeners and homeowners can take to create beautiful, more sustainable gardens and landscapes that are attractive and healthy for humans, wildlife, pets, and the environment…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 15, 2020

Unity Garden Grant Cycle NOW OPEN

Unity Grants is accepting proposals from January 15 – March 1, 2020 for native gardening projects in Anne Arundel County, MD. Unity Gardens awards grants up to $1000 for the purchase of native plants to homeowners’ associations, places of worship, schools, scout troops, and local nonprofits. These projects include but are not limited to rain…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 5, 2019

Small Grants Available for Native Plant Projects in Anne Arundel County, MD

Unity Grants is accepting proposals from January 15 – March 1, 2020 for native gardening projects in Anne Arundel County, MD. Unity Gardens awards grants of up to $1000 for the purchase of native plant materials to homeowners’ associations, places of worship, schools, scout troops, and local nonprofits. These projects include but are not limited…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted September 24, 2019

Unity Gardens Announces Fall 2019 Grantees

Fall 2019 Unity Gardens Grantees Announced This fall, Unity Gardens awarded almost $10,000 in small grants to organizations in Anne Arundel County. Grants of up to $1,000 were awarded to nonprofit groups who will use funds to purchase native plants to complete their community’s rain garden and conservation landscaping projects. These are efforts that use…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted August 2, 2019

Unity Gardens Grant Deadline EXTENDED to August 22, 2019

Unity Gardens has extended their Fall Grant Deadline until midnight on Thursday, August 22. Grants of up to $1,000 are available to community groups, religious organizations, scout troops, homeowners associations, and others planting native gardens in Anne Arundel County. Visit www.unitygardens.org to learn more or see examples of some of our past grants. If you…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 3, 2019

Unity Gardens Presents Dan Benarcik

Unity Gardens is delighted to announce that the multi-talented Dan Benarcik will be the speaker for our spring fundraising lecture.  His presentation, “Design Principles of the Pros,” will allow home gardeners–beginning or advanced–to benefit from all he has learned in his extensive and varied career. Whether your interests focus on native plants, tender perennials, groundcovers,…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 25, 2018

Unity Gardens 2018 Fall Grant Cycle

Unity Gardens 2018 Fall Grant Cycle   Unity Gardens’ 2018 Fall Grant Cycle begins July 1, 2018 and runs through the August 15, 2018 deadline. Grants up to $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2018 fall cycle to non-profit organizations such as neighborhoods, churches, schools, scout groups and community organizations in Anne Arundel County who support…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 31, 2018

Unity Gardens 2018 Fall Grant Cycle

Unity Gardens 2018 Fall Grant Cycle    Unity Gardens’ 2018 Fall Grant Cycle begins July 1, 2018 and runs through the August 15, 2018 deadline. Grants up to $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2018 fall cycle to non-profit organizations such as neighborhoods, churches, schools, scout groups and community organizations in Anne Arundel County who…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted May 11, 2018

Unity Gardens Seeks New Executive Director

Unity Gardens, a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement, and education, seeks a part-time Executive Director.  The Executive Director is the key management leader of Unity Gardens, and sole paid staff member. This individual is responsible for overseeing the…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Job in Chesapeake Network

Posted April 30, 2018

Unity Gardens Seeks New Executive Director

Unity Gardens, a non-profit organization based in Anne Arundel County that supports the building of community partnerships through the creation of greening projects, environmental enhancement, and education, seeks a part-time Executive Director.  The Executive Director is the key management leader of Unity Gardens, and sole paid staff member. This individual is responsible for overseeing the…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 24, 2018

Unity Gardens 2018 Spring Grant Cycle

  Unity Gardens 2018 Spring Grant Cycle  Unity Gardens’ 2018 Spring Grant Cycle begins January 15, 2018 and runs through the March 1, 2018 deadline. Grants up to $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2018 spring cycle to non-profit organizations such as neighborhoods, churches, schools, scout groups and community organizations in Anne Arundel County who…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Event in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 18, 2018

Unity Gardens Presents Michael Judd, Author, Landscape Designer, and Permaculture Pioneer

Unity Gardens 7th Annual Fundraising Event presents Michael Judd, Author, Landscape Designer, and Permaculture Pioneer on March 4, 2018 at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation beginning at 2:00 pm for tours of the Philip Merrill Environmental Center. Join us for a wine and cheese reception, book sales and book signing, a silent auction, and an exciting…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 28, 2017

Unity Gardens 2018 Spring Grant Cycle

Unity Gardens 2018 Spring Grant Cycle  Unity Gardens’ 2018 Spring Grant Cycle begins January 15, 2018 and runs through the March 1, 2018 deadline. Grants up to $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2018 spring cycle to non-profit organizations such as neighborhoods, churches, schools, scout groups and community organizations in Anne Arundel County who support…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted December 12, 2017

Unity Gardens Presents Michael Judd, Author, Landscape Designer, and Permaculture Pioneer

Unity Gardens 7th Annual Fundraising Event presents Michael Judd, Author, Landscape Designer, and Permaculture Pioneer on Sunday, March 4, 2018 at the Chesapeake Bay Foundation beginning at 2:00 pm for tours of the Philip Merrill Environmental Center. Join us for a wine and cheese reception, book sales and book signing, a silent auction, and an…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted June 1, 2017

Unity Gardens’ 2017 Fall Grant Cycle

          Unity Gardens 2017 Fall Grant Cycle    Unity Gardens’ 2017 Fall Grant Cycle begins July 1, 2017 and runs through the August 15, 2017 deadline. Grants up to $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2017 fall cycle to non-profit organizations such as neighborhoods, churches, schools, scout groups and community organizations…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted February 22, 2017

Unity Gardens 2017 Spring Grant Cycle

Unity Gardens’ 2017 Spring Grant Cycle begins January 15, 2017 and runs through the March 15, 2017 deadline. Grants up to $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2017 spring cycle to non-profit organizations such as neighborhoods, churches, schools, scout groups and community organizations in Anne Arundel County who support the building of community partnerships…

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Barbara Dowling added a new Announcement in Chesapeake Network

Posted January 4, 2017

Unity Gardens’ 2017 Spring Grant Cycle

  Unity Gardens 2017 Spring Grant Cycle  Unity Gardens’ 2017 Spring Grant Cycle begins January 15, 2017 and runs through the March 15, 2017 deadline. Grants up to $1,000 each will be awarded for the 2017 spring cycle to non-profit organizations such as neighborhoods, churches, schools, scout groups and community organizations in Anne Arundel County who…

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