Call for Applications: Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb Garden Grants

MADISON, Wis.--()--Fiskars, a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors, is accepting applications for 2015 Project Orange Thumb garden grants in the U.S. and Canada now through January 31, 2015 at www.fiskars.com/projectorangethumb. In 2015, Fiskars is tripling the number of grant recipients to award 30 applicants $3,500 in cash and tools. Fiskars Project Orange Thumb has provided over $1.5 million to more than 150 community groups since the program began in 2002.

Fiskars’ Project Orange Thumb garden grants provide tools and resources to help communities reach their goals for neighborhood beautification, community collaboration and healthy, sustainable food sources.

“As a 365-year-old company with strong roots in the garden industry, we look forward to helping communities build productive gardens that will provide long-lasting benefits for their local communities,” said Fiskars President Paul Tonnesen.

Important Dates:

     

• Applications open:

 

December 19, 2014

• Application submission deadline:

January 31, 2015

• Announcement of 2015 grant recipients:

February 18, 2015

• Grants awarded:

March 2015
 

ABOUT FISKARS

Fiskars Corporation is a leading global supplier of consumer products for the home, garden and outdoors. The world famous Orange-Handled Scissors are a registered trademark of Fiskars Corporation. The group has a strong portfolio of trusted international brands including: Fiskars, the World’s #1 Scissors Brand, Iittala and Gerber. Founded in 1649, Fiskars has 365 years of product quality excellence and is Finland’s oldest company. Please visit www.fiskars.com and www.facebook.com/fiskars.

Contacts

Fiskars
Amanda Weibel, 608-294-4730
Amanda.weibel@fiskars.com

Release Summary

Fiskars is accepting applications for 2015 Project Orange Thumb garden grants in the U.S. and Canada now through January 31, 2015 at www.fiskars.com/projectorangethumb.

Contacts

Fiskars
Amanda Weibel, 608-294-4730
Amanda.weibel@fiskars.com