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Re: Questions about the Tom's of Maine grant

  • Subject: Re: [cg] Questions about the Tom's of Maine grant
  • From: "Mike McGrath" <MikeMcG@PTD.net>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 09:35:19 -0400

I have to agree with Doreen (Hi--call me about your Labyrinth!) about this
too-tight deadline. When I saw the grants, I thought it would be GREAT to
announce on my Public Radio show, but then I realized the deadline made that
impossible.    Poo.
                                                        ---Mike McG

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alliums" <garlicgrower@earthlink.net>
To: "Laura Berman" <laura@foodshare.net>; "ACGA listserve"
<community_garden@mallorn.com>
Sent: Tuesday, August 10, 2004 9:01 AM
Subject: [cg] Questions about the Tom's of Maine grant


> Hi, Folks!
>
> I think it's wonderful that Tom's of Maine and ACGA is offering cold hard
> cash to community gardens -- God knows *ALL* community gardens need an
> influx of cash.
>
> However, I note that the deadline is only 5 days from now, in the height
of
> the harvest season -- and there is no fax or e-mail address to receive
> applications -- only a mailing address.
>
> I'm near Philadelphia and it will take 3 days for such an application to
> reach NYC to be postmarked in time for the deadline -- which means I'll
> have to have it in the mail by August 12th, preferably the 11th. If I
lived
> on the West Coast, I'd have to get everything together by, at the latest,
> TOMORROW, to be considered for this grant.
>
> If one belongs to an gardening/horticultural/hunger agency, where
> priorities can easily be shuffled to apply for much-needed cash, this is
> not such a big deal.  But, when one runs one's community garden as a
> "volunteer" --meaning that one has another cash-paying job, prior
> commitments, etc, one's life is not so easily shuffled.
>
> Therefore, I strongly, strongly, STRONGLY urge the ACGA board to provide a
> fax number or an e-mail address so that those of us who must juggle the
> rest of our lives with our community gardens can apply for this grant over
> the weekend and still make the deadline to be considered for the grant.
>
> I thank the Board for its consideration and I look forward to seeing a
> posted fax number or e-mail address for this grant application soon.  And
> do make more such connections in the future -- there are HUNDREDS of
worthy
> community garden in North America and we all need funds! :-D
>
> Dorene
>
>
>
> Dorene Pasekoff, Coordinator
> St. John's United Church of Christ Organic Community Garden
>
> A mission of
> St. John's United Church of Christ, 315 Gay Street, Phoenixville, PA
19460
>
>
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