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The purpose of The Garden Club of America is to stimulate the knowledge and love of gardening, to share the advantages of association by means of educational meetings, conferences, correspondence, and publications, and to restore, improve, and protect the quality of the environment through educational programs and action in the fields of conservation and civic improvement.

The Garden Club of America is a 501(c)3, tax-exempt organization that is recognized as a national leader in the fields of horticulture, conservation, and civic improvement. The GCA beautifies and preserves the world around us through community outreach, educational scholarships and grants, and informative publications. Your gift enables us to continue to further our mission.

There are many ways to support The Garden Club of America including the general fund, specific funds, and individual scholarship funds. To discuss the options, please call (212) 753-8392.

Click here to contribute online.

You may also download and print a donation form and mail it to:

The Garden Club of America
14 East 60th Street
New York, NY 10022

Thank you for your support.

Federal tax ID on request.



Scholarship Opportunities Available

The GCA now offers 27 merit based scholarships, fellowships and awards in the areas of horticulture and its related disciplines, botany, including medicinal and tropical, native bird habitat, conservation and ecological restoration, desert studies, landscape architecture, urban forestry, garden history and design, coastal wetlands, and pollinator research.

In March of this year, 86 students and scholars were awarded over $300,000 to support a variety of academic endeavors ranging from summer environmental study and field work, to graduate level research. Their study will take place in institutions across the nation and some will do field work around the world.

GCA Scholarships - supporting the best and brightest.

Plant of the Year

Nominations for the Montine McDaniel Freeman Horticulture Award will be accepted by the GCA Horticulture Committee between March 1st and Dec 1st for the following year.

Nominate a Plant - recognize a plant that is under-utilized but worthy of preservation, propagation and promotion.