Shaker Lakes Garden Club Charitable Projects Recipients

2013-2014

Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center was awarded a $4,000 grant chosen by a club-wide vote

Other Grants:

Cleveland Rowing Club rain garden

Grosscup Scholarship

Holden Arboretum Worth of a Tree Project

Hopewell Market Garden Nature Center at Shaker Lakes habitat restoration

OSU Extension family seed growing workshops

Refugee Response

Saint Martin de Porres

2012-2013

The Refugee Response, Refugee Empowerment Agricultural Program was awarded a $4,000 grant chosen by a club wide vote

Other Grants:

Cleveland Metropolitan Housing Authority, Green Team

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park, The River Runs Through It residential camp

Ohio State Extension, Families Growing Food Project

St. Martin de Porres High School, organic garden

2011-2012

Doan Brook Watershed Project and Friends of the Rockefeller Greenhouse All-American Vegetable Garden, both recipients of $4,000 grants chosen by a club-wide vote

Other Grants:

Center for Plant Conservancy for a research intern

Cleveland Botanical Garden for Green Corps experiments in soil testing and soil dynamics

Cleveland Museum of Natural History for redesign & publication of "Goldenrods of the Cleveland Area"

Conservancy for Cuyahoga Valley National Park for camperships

Holden Arboretum for "Science Mondays" programming

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes for their Rusty Knight Wildflower Garden

St. Martin de Porres for their garden intern program

2010-2011

Holden Arboretum "Science Mondays" programs for Garfield Heights 5th grade students, recipient of $4,000 grant, chosen by a club-wide vote

Other Grants:

Chagrin Vally National Park Association, for camperships

Cleveland Museum of Natural History for field surveys of glacial slumps

Garden Club of America Katherine Grosscup Scholarship Fund

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, restricted gift

Ohio State Extension program to teach East Cleveland teens about safe food systems and environmental impact

Shaker Lakes Garden club Centennial Anniversary Fund, restricted gift

2009-10

St. Martin de Porres High School for 3 student Organic Community Garden Interns, recipient of $4,000. grant

Other Grants:

Chagrin Valley National Park Assn. for camperships

Cleveland Botanical Garden, for support for a plant identification Intern

Garden Club of America Katherine Grosscup Scholarship Fund

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, for support of a Land Steward Intern

ParkWorks, for maintenance and materials to support Euclid Corridor planters

Shaker Lakes Garden Club Centennial Anniversary Fund

2008-09

The Green Corps, Cleveland Botanical Garden, recipient of $4,000. grant,

chosen by a club-wide vote

Other Grants:

Chagrin Falls Park Garden Program

Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps

Cleveland Museum of Natural History

Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center

Grosscup Scholarship

Shaker Lakes Garden Club 100th Anniversary Fund

2007-2008

The Audubon Society Urban Conservation Crew Camp, recipient of $4,000. grant, chosen by a club-wide vote

Chagrin Falls Park Community Center

Cleveland Botanical Garden Green Corps

Cuyahoga Valley Environmental Education Center

Grosscup Scholarship

Rusty Knight Wildflower Garden at the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Shaker Lakes Garden Club 100th Anniversary Fund

2006-2007

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, recipient of $4,000. grant,

chosen by a club-wide vote

Other Grants:

Audubon Ohio

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association, CVEEC Scholarships

Nature Conservancy, Lake Erie Watershed Program

Scenic Ohio

Western Reserve Land Conservancy

2005-2006

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Association was the winner of the $4,000. grant for CVEEC camperships

Other Grants:

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Katherine Grosscup Scholarship Fund

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

The Nature Conservancy

Ohio Canal Corridor

Scenic Ohio

Student Conservation Association

2004-2005

The Trust for Public Lands was the winner of the $4,000. grant

Other Grants:

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Eastman Reading Garden at the Cleveland Public Library

Friends of the Greenhouse

Health Hill

The Nature Conservancy

2003-2004

Chagrin River Land Conservancy

Cleveland Botanical Garden

The Nature Conservancy

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Assn. for CVEEC Scholarships

Eco-City Cleveland

Friends of the Greenhouse

Gardenview Horticulture Park

Katherine Grosscup Scholarship Fund

Holden Arboretum

Michael's House

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Scenic Ohio

Student Conservation Association

The Trust for Public Lands

2002-2003

Chagrin River Land Conservancy

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Assn. for CVEEC Scholarships

Eliza Bryant Nursing Home

Friends of the Greenhouse

Gardenview Horticulture Park

Katherine Grosscup Scholarship Fund

Holden Arboretum

Michael's House

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Scenic Ohio

Shaker Square Development Corporation

Student Conservation Association

The Trust for Public Lands

2001-2001

Busy Bees Garden Club

Chagrin River Land Conservancy

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Assn. for CVEED Scholarships

Eliza Bryant Nursing Home

Friends of the Greenhouse

Katherine Grosscup Scholarship Fund

Holden Arboretum

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Scenic Ohio

Shaker Square Development Corporation

Student Conservation Association

The Trust for Public Lands

2000-2001

Busy Bees Garden Club

Cleveland Botanical Garden

Cuyahoga Valley National Park Assn for CVEEC Scholarships

Fine Arts Garden of the Cleveland Museum of Art

Friends of the Greenhouse

Katherine Grosscup Scholarship Fund

Holden Arboretum

Michael's House

The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes

Student Conservation Association