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All grants made by the Vaughn-Jordan Foundation are to be used for the express purpose of furthering botanical and horticultural science in the areas of capital improvements, project support or special programs. The geographic area of interest has historically been in the southeastern United States, however, grants will be accepted and considered in all areas across the country.

Grant Applications can be submitted via e-mail or mail.

The Vaughn-Jordan Foundation began awarding grants in 1989 and has given more than $5,226,785 in grants for botanical and horticultural endeavors since that time. Here are some of our more notable grants:

  • American Orchid Society – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Archbold Expeditions – Venus, FL
  • Athens Regional Medical Center – Athens, GA
  • Atlanta Botanical Gardens – Atlanta, GA
  • Bok Tower Garden – Lake Wales, FL
  • Callaway Garden – Pine Mountain, GA
  • Centennial Olympic Park – Atlanta, GA
  • City of Conyers – Conyers, GA
  • Columbus Botanical Garden, Camellia Garden – Columbus, GA
  • Coral Gables War Memorial Park – Coral Gables, FL
  • Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens – Belmont, NC
  • Epworth United Methodist Church – Epworth, GA
  • Emory University – Atlanta, GA
  • Florida Atlantic University – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Friends of Leu Gardens, Inc. – Orlando, FL
  • Henry Morrison Flagler Museum – Palm Beach, FL
  • Historic Oakland Foundation – Atlanta, GA
  • Humane Society of Blue Ridge – Mineral Bluff, GA
  • Knoxville Botanical Garden and Arboretum – Knoxville, TN
  • Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens – Henrico, VA
  • Macon State College – Macon, GA
  • Montgomery Botanical Garden – Coral Gables, FL
  • Mt. Vernon Washington Garden – Washington, D.C.
  • Norfolk Botanical Garden – Norfolk, VA
  • Norton Gallery & School of Art – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Palmetto Health Foundation, Columbia, SC
  • Paul L. Ciener Botanical Garden – Kernersville, NC
  • Rare Species Conservatory Foundation – Loxahatchee, FL
  • Southern Highlands Reserve – Lake Toxaway, NC
  • The Arcadia All-Florida Championship Rodeo, Inc. – Arcadia, FL
  • The State Botanical Gardens of GA – Athens, GA
  • University of Florida/Wilmot Garden, Gainesville, FL
  • University of Georgia – Athens, GA
  • University of Miami – Miami, FL
  • Wake Forest University – Winston-Salem, NC
  • Whitebark Pine Ecosystem Foundation – Missoula, MT

Scholarship Recipients

  • Earlham College – Richmond, IN
  • Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden – Miami, FL
  • Florida Institute of Technology – Melbourne, FL
  • Florida Southern College – Lakeland, FL
  • Florida State University – Tallahassee, FL
  • Northwood Institute of Technology – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Palm Beach Atlantic University – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Palm Beach Community College – West Palm Beach, FL
  • Stetson University – Deland, FL
  • Rollins College – Winter Park, FL
  • University of Florida – Gainesville, FL