Nonprofits sought to apply for Garden Tour grant funds



Proceeds from the All Saints Garden Tour, scheduled for May 16, 2020, will be granted to local nonprofits whose mission focuses on hunger, homelessness, literacy or aging.

Nonprofit 50(c)(3) organizations who serve those populations, and whose budget is less than $650,000, are bring sought to apply for the grants.

The awarding of grants is part major mission of the Garden Tour.

Charities receiving grants from the tour in 2019 included BackPack Buddies of Bluffton, Backpack Buddies of Hilton Head Island, Backpack Buddies of Jasper County, The Literacy Center, Hilton Head Island Safe Harbour, and St. Stephen's UMC Outreach Foodbank. Historically, the tour has given well over $500,000 to nonprofit organizations in Beaufort and Jasper counties.

Administrators of qualifying nonprofits interested in grants can visit allsaintsgardentour.com and select "grant application" from the menu. The completed application form is due Oct. 15.