National Garden Clubs, Inc. (NGC)
The awards year is January 1st to December 31st. National Awards must be sent to the FGCN Chairmen by December 30th. FGCN Chairmen must send them on to the FGCN Awards Chairman, Chris Martin, by January 1st. Some national awards have special dates and requirements. Please review the awards in the link below.
To access the NGC Awards pdf file, place cursor over the button below and press:
NGC provides youth programs for grade school and high school students and scholarships for college students. Contests are Smokey Bear and Woodsy Owl poster contest, Essay contest, Poetry contest, High School Service Project and Sculpture contest. Youth Gardening and Gardens for Children are also available. To view these programs use the place your cursor over the butter and press.
Rocky Mountain Region (RMR)
Regional Awards are presented in August at the Regional Annual Meeting. The Award cycle is set to match the Meeting time. The year for the award is September 1 to August 31. Awards must be sent to the FGCN Awards Chairman Chris Martin by August 1st. The FGCN Chairmen must submit the awards to the RMR Awards Chairman, Denise Fink by August 15th.
To access the RMR Awards pdf file, place cursor over the button below and press.
Awards application is listed in the RMR Awards 2020-2023 above.
Federated Garden Clubs of Nebraska (FGCN)
The Awards Year is generally for projects, programs and activities, January 1st through December 31st of the prior year with some exceptions as noted in scrapbooks, yearbooks, and youth. FGCN Awards must be submitted to the appropriate FGCN Chairmen by March 10th. The FGCN Chairmen must send them on to the FGCN Awards Chairman, Chris Martin, by May 20th. Certificates and other awards will be presented at the Awards Banquet/Luncheon of the State Annual Meeting in June. Your submitted materials will be displayed at that time and you are responsible for them afterward.
Applications are open to all FGCN garden clubs and in some cases to individual club members. In many cases, a Book of Evidence is the application. Use the application form when sending your entries to the appropriate chairperson. Pictures should be well-identified and described. A project or activity may be eligible for more than one award. In this case similar but not identical applications may be submitted to each with the text tailored to each. And lastly, be sure to send it to the right individual State Chairman. The application form as well as a description of each of the awards is located by pressing the buttons below.