Through the GCKY, SAR, and NGC awards programs, garden clubs and their members receive recognition for outstanding achievement. Recognition of your club’s activities, projects, and other efforts creates pride and encourages members to further their hard work.

GCKY Awards & Guidelines 2021-2023

Look over the Awards and Guidelines, and you’ll probably find several awards for which your club could apply.

NGC – GCKY Award Application 2021-2023

Club President’s Report

(click here for PDF version of the Award Sponsor Form)

National Garden Club Awards (on NGC website)

  Read the NGC Awards Handbook

for the current application forms and information about

  • NGC Flower Show Application
  • NGC Flower Show Achievement
  • NGC President’s Project

Awards Categories

  • Awards of Excellence
  • Civic Achievement
  • Conservation/Environment
  • Historic Preservation/Historic or Memorial Gardens
  • Horticulture
  • Horticulture Therapy/Garden Therapy
  • Landscaping and Landscape Design
  • Operation Wildflower
  • Promotion
  • Publication
  • Service & Recognition
  • Flower Show Achievement
  • Yearbooks
  • Youth