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Administration (virtual office)
1536 Wynkoop Street, Suite 911
Denver, Co 80202

Programs HQ & Store
704 East Boulder Street
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

John W. Marr Grant

Application deadline: February 15

Notification of decisions: April 1

Application Form

Established in honor of the late Dr. John W. Marr, Professor at the University of Colorado and first President of the Colorado Native Plant Society. Grants of up to $1,000 are awarded for field or laboratory research that advances knowledge on the biology of Colorado's native plants and contributes to their conservation.

Grant Eligibility & Conditions

  • Applicants and advisors must be members of the Colorado Native Plant Society.
  • Awards may be used for travel, lodging, supplies, and expendable equipment. Awards may not be used for wages or overhead.
  • Awards may be the partial or sole source of funding for the research.
  • Within one year, recipients will provide CoNPS a written report and photographs for use in publications and present at the CoNPS annual conference or a chapter meeting.

Document File

Prepare a Document File that contains these items in the order listed:

1. Cover Letter

2. Resumé or Curriculum Vitae

3. Project Description

  • Describe the purpose of the research, the questions it will address, the study sites and the research methods to be used, Provide a list of co-researchers and collaborators.
  • Explain how the research will contribute to, or advance, the mission of CoNPS.

4. Project Timeline & Budget

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.

Application deadline: February 15

Notification of decisions: April 1