The North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association, Inc. (NCNLA) is honored to support the activities of institutions, organizations, educators and other industry-affiliated entities through sponsorships and grant funding annually. NCNLA’s redeveloped Green Industry Support Program provides funding for programs and activities that will benefit businesses, employees and students throughout North Carolina’s vertically-integrated green industry.

The redeveloped Green Industry Support Program has expanded eligibility for support of beneficial programs and projects to include (but not be limited to): institutions (middle schools, high schools, colleges), educators (including faculty and cooperative extension agents) and other nonprofit organizations serving the industry. The NCNLA Board invites all industry-related entities and individuals with beneficial programs, events and ideas to apply.

Funding is available to entities in two forms:

•    Green Industry Sponsorships: This is a program or event-based award, making sponsorship funding available for eligible entities to conduct industry-related programs and educational events that benefit businesses, employees and students throughout North Carolina’s green industry. The maximum sponsorship award for FY2017 is $1,000.

•    Green Industry Grants: This is a project or activity-based award, making grant funding available for eligible entities to initiate new projects or to conduct ongoing activities that benefit businesses, employees and students throughout North Carolina’s vertically-integrated green industry. The maximum grant award for FY2017 is $2,000.

All applications must be received in the NCNLA office no later than June 30, 2017. Grants will be awarded in October. 

Deadline for applications is June 30, 2017

 

DOWNLOAD THE 2017 GISP APPLICATION