Mission Grant Awards
2022 Mission Grant Recipients
Mission Grant Recipients The spring 2022 Mission Grant has been awarded to two recipients who are undertaking exciting projects to support native plantings with a public education component. The first award will support the Manitou Seed Library, an educational and...
Spring 2021 Mission Grants Awarded to Mary Menz, C. J. Bradford, John Giordanengo & Ashley Bruner
Spring 2021: The CoNPS Mission Grant committee awarded $310.00 to Mary Menz and CJ Brafford of the Ute Indian Museum to support herbarium collections documenting ethnobotanically important native plants of western Colorado. The committee also awarded $500.00 to John...
Spring 2020: Mission Grant Awarded to Jennifer Bousselot to Continue Research on Green Roofs
The CoNPS Mission Grant Committee made a follow-up award of $750.00 to Jennifer Bousselot to support continuation of a multi-year project assessing green roof effects on flowering phenology and pollinators.
Fall 2019: Mission Grant Awarded to Jennifer Bousselot for Green Roof Research
The CoNPS Mission Grant committee awarded $750.00 to Jennifer Bousselot to support research on green roof effects on flowering phenology and pollinators.
Spring 2019: Mission Grant Awarded to Mary Menz and the Ute Indian Museum in Montrose Colorado
The CoNPS Mission Grant committee awarded $700.00 to Mary Menz and the Ute Indian Museum in Montrose Colorado. The award will support interpretive signage about regional native plant communities and Ute ethnobotanical uses of local plants.
Mission Grant Awarded by CoNPS Board to Legend High School to Establish Native Plants Club
The CoNPS board has awarded a Mission Grant of $182.90 to Norman Lenard, a teacher at legend High School to establish a new club at the high school, called “Native Plants and Environmental Concerns”. The grant will be used to purchase supplies for a project to grow...
March 2018: Mission Grant Awarded to the CO Foundation for Agriculture to Support Colorado Reader
In March 2018, the CoNPS board awarded a Mission Grant of $700 to the Colorado Foundation for Agriculture to support the printing of their April 2018 Colorado Reader on Native Plants. The foundation produces seven 8-page educational newsletters each year that contain...
March 2018: Mission Grant Awarded to Longs Peak Science Foundation to Sponsor Award for Plant Science
March 2018: The CoNPS Board of Directors awarded a $125 grant to the Longs Peak Science Foundation to sponsor one Junior Level Award for plant science.
February 2017: Mission Grant Awarded to Native Plant Masters Program to Update CO Plant Database
Mission Grant Awarded to the Native Plant Master Program At their meeting on February 4, 2017, the CoNPS Board of Directors awarded a $200 grant to the Native Plant Master Program in Jefferson County to update their Colorado Plant Database. The Colorado Plant Database...
February 2017: Mission Grant Awarded for Garden Guides to Print Low-water Garden Guides
New Mission Grant Awarded for Low Water Garden Guides At the February 4, 2017 board meeting, the Board of Directors voted to provide $2,411.00 for the printing of 1,110 copies of the new CoNPS Low Water Gardening Guides which had been produced by the Horticulture...