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Saturday, January 14, 2023

R.I. Wild Plant Society Offering $2,500 Grant for Botanical Studies, Projects

Grants for Plants

Photo by Will Collette
The Rhode Island Wild Plant Society is seeking applications for its annual grant to aid individuals in the study of wild plants and their habitats. 

To qualify, applicants must be an educator, a member of a Rhode Island botanical or environmental association, or a student in a field related to botany or environmental studies.

The grant is for up to $2,500 and includes a one-year membership to RIWPS. The project goal must involve environmental activities or research in any area of study related to wild plants and/or their habitats. 

These activities may involve such things as installation of gardens, invasive removal, or support for extracurricular activities with a community outreach component. 

It can also be used for project materials, workshops or courses. Applicants must be a Rhode Island resident or a student at a Rhode Island educational institution. The residency does not apply to students.