Community Grants

The Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club has created a Community Project Grant Committee. The Club’s purposes are to advance gardening interests and knowledge among its membership, and to participate both in beautification projects within our broad community, and activities for the preservation of nature and our natural resources. 

The Grant Committee is prepared to offer financial aid to support our youth in their projects to improve the scenic beauty throughout the Back Mountain and activities which foster preservation of this area’s natural resources Click here to learn more!

Click here to download our grant application.




2018 award recipient

Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club Awards Grant to Eagle Scout

Back Mountain Bloomers 2018 award recipient

The Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club Community Grant Committee recently awarded $250.00 in response to Vladimir Gingo's application to advance his Eagle Scout Project.
Vlad, of Shavertown, is a Life Scout in Troop 281 in Dallas.  He conducted his Eagle Scout Project at St. Johns the Baptist Orthodox Church, 93 Zerby Avenue, Edwardsville, by filling in voids on the driveway, repairing parish lawns, incorporating a drain for rainwater, and aggressively trimming and saving a large 50-year-old cherry tree.

Visit www.backmountainbloomers.org for further information regarding future awards.

Pictured from left: Carol Sorber, Club President, Vladimir Gingo, Eagle Scout Candidate, and Joanne Bittner, Grant Committee Chair Woman.




2018 award recipient

Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club Awards Grant to Eagle Scout

Back Mountain Bloomers 2018 award recipient

The Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club Community Grant Committee recently awarded $250.00 in response to Brady Newman's application to advance his Eagle Scout Project.  Brady, of Shavertown, is a member of Boy Scout Troop 241 in Lehman.  He has been volunteering at the Back Mountain Food Pantry Garden in Lehman for some time and understood the need for keeping the garden free from pests.  His plan to purchase, reinforce, and install rabbit fencing surrounding the garden area has been completed with great success in protecting garden produce.

Visit www.backmountainbloomers.org for further information regarding future awards.

Pictured from left: Joanne Bittner, Grant Committee Chair, Brady Newman, Eagle Scout candidate, and Carol Sorber, Club President.




2017 award recipient

Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club Awards Grant to Eagle Scout

Back Mountain Bloomers 2017 award recipient

The Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club's Community Grant Committee is proud to have awarded $300 for Robbie Lauer's application to advance his Eagle Scout Project.  Robbie, Shavertown, is a member of Boy Scout Pack 146 from Jackson Township.  Robbie's chosen Eagle Scout Project was completed at the Kingston Township Magisterial Building in Trucksville where he sought to improve, replant, and beautify the entrance to the office. A major part of this project was to lay a concrete base so that an existing Veteran's Memorial stone could be moved to a more prominent position in front of the building.

Visit www.backmountainbloomers.org for further information regarding future awards.

Pictured from left: Carol Sorber, Bloomer Garden Club President; Robbie Lauer, Eagle Scout candidate; and Joanne Bittner, Grant Committee Chairman.


 

2016 Award Recipient

Pictured from left: Carol Sorber, Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club President, Eagle Scout John Macey, and Joanne Bittner, Grant Committee Chair.

The Back Mountain Bloomers Garden Club's newly created Community Grant Committee is proud to have awarded $200 for John Macey's application for funds to advance his Eagle Scout project. John is a member of Pack 281 in Dallas. His creative work at the Dallas School District bus pad will provide much needed benches, planters and trash barrels for student convenience. Visit www.backmountainbloomers.org for further information regarding future awards.