Grants averaging c.£3,000 are available to charities, charitable organisations and individuals in the UK to promote horticulture and horticulture education, conservation of the natural environment and making gardens accessible to the general public.

Application deadlineTHURSDAY 15th AUGUST 2024.
FundersThe Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust (founded 1970. Charity number 261925. Total value of all grants awarded during the year ended 5 April 2023: £96,976 (2022: £96,350; 2021: £62,957)).
Who can applyindividuals, organisations and institutions carrying out projects of significance to horticulture, gardening or botany with a strong horticultural element.
Key wordsHorticulture, Plants, Environment, Gardening and Gardens of Historic Interest, Botany, the Publication of Books, Research, Overseas, United Kingdom.

The objectives of the Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust are:

o To promote horticulture.
o To promote the conservation of the physical and natural environment by promoting biological diversity.
o To promote the creation, development, preservation and maintenance of gardens accessible to the public,
o The advancement of horticultural education.

Please note that the Trust does not have a functioning website at the moment. Further information is, however, available on the Charity Commission website.

The Trust operates two applications each year, on 15 February and 15 August. The next application deadline is on Thursday 15th August 2024.

To apply, organisations should contact the Trust at the following address:

Dr David Rae
Director of Horticulture and Learning
The Stanley Smith (UK) Horticultural Trust
Royal Botanic Garden
20 Inverleith Row
Tel: 0131 248 2844