Research Grant Information

The IPPS Eastern Region, North America supports research through its gifts to the Horticultural Research Institute (HRI). This nonprofit organization is devoted to the support and conduct of research necessary for the advancement of the nursery/landscape industry.

At present, the Eastern Region, North America has fulfilled eight funds with HRI named for individuals held in high esteem by the I.P.P.S. Eastern Region, North America for their service and dedication to this Society. For every $15,000 donated by the Eastern Region, North America to HRI, a fund is named in honor or memory of an esteemed member. 

For every $15,000 donated by the Eastern Region, North America to HRI, a fund is named in honor or memory of an esteemed member. The honorees are:

L.C. ChadwickJames CrossWilliam Flemer III
Alfred J. Fordham      David F. Hamilton       Peter Orum
Ralph Shugert Jr.William SnyderJames Wells

Due to the transition phase between the funding of research grants directly by the IPPS Eastern Region and the funding of grants by the recently founded IPPS Eastern Region Foundation, research grant proposals are not being accepted at this time. Stay tuned to this site for future opportunities.