Support Services and Collaborating Organizations

PLEASE NOTE:  This website is a work in progress - new site coming soon!

 Arts * Education * Environment * Healing

GARDEN Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides support services to many wonderful organizations, artists, environmentalists, educators and creative individuals.

Support Services:

* Grantwriting and editing
* Fundraising and development
* Non-profit management, advisement and collaboration
* Special event production
* Education and outreach
* Arts funding and individual artist support
* Culture and community
* Sustainable agriculture and development
* Systems integration and alternative technologies
* Fiscal sponsorship opportunities
* Organic gardening, vermiculture and composting consultation

Collaborating Organizations:


Outward Visions

Passin' Thru

Tucson Arts Brigade

TARA Foundation for Marine Research

Rillito River Project

The Water Project

Sky Island Alliance

Sonoran Glass Art Academy

Southwest Center for Law & Policy

Chamber Music Plus Southwest

Tucson Meet Yourself

02 Modern Fitness

UpStart Bay Area

Hazon Food Conference

Southern Arizona Coalition on the Environment & Jewish Life

Building Health: Energy Medicine & the Arts

Lucky Nickel Ranch

Tolerant Nation

Fox Tucson Theatre

The Loft Cinema

KXCI Community Radio

Miles Exploratory Learning Center

World of Originality, Inc.

Arts and Education Continuum

Dunam Ground

Watershed Management Group

Green Retrofit Co-op

BICAS (Bicycle Inter-Community Action & Salvage)

Raices Taller 222 Gallery & Workshop

Planet Coexist - Earth Walk 2011

Tucson High Magnet School

Cochise County Learning Advisory Council (CCLAC)

Imeinu Doulas

...and countless individuals who have benefited from our services, like:

Joseph Daley, musician, composer, educator

Lisa Alcalay Klug, author "Cool Jew"

Oliver Lake, musican, artist, poet

Fred Ho, jazz musician

Sande Zeig, filmmaker

Steven Swidler, dentist and owner, Medicine Wheel Dental

Steve Rowland, producer

Lynn Saul, poet and author

Michael B. Schwartz, artist/muralist

Jodi Netzer, dancer/performance artist

Julie Stein, artist 

Deborah Mayaan, writer/artist

David Tineo, artist

Salvador Duran, musican/artist

Howard Salmon, artist

Sahra Hirsi, refugee community advocate

Publications, Events, Grants and Press

  • 2011 Hazon Food Conference presenter: Urban Innovations:
    Solving hunger, apathy, food access and poverty through unconventional combinations
    . August 19, 2011, UC Davis.

    Nonprofit Advisor for quarterly articles featuring a variety of local community benefit organizations - Inside Tucson Business,

    Sky Island Exposure: Art Lottery, Silent Auction, Poetry and Music benefit event, November 11, 2010 at The Lodge at Ventana Canyon, Tucson, AZ. Brought together over 100 artists, environmentalists and supporters in a fundraising event for the Sky Island Alliance.

    New publication and book review recommendation:
    "Learning to Say 'Satoraljaujhely':  Finding a Place in a Hungarian Jewish Family by Lynn Saul, Jumping Cholla Press

    Recent grants received:
    Three out of ten grants awarded in the State of AZ for 2012 from the National Endowment for the Arts!

    Tucson Meet Yourself from the NEA ArtWorks: Folklore and Traditional Arts and State Partnership Grant awards.

    Sonoran Glass Art Academy from the NEA Artworks: Arts in Education Grant award.

    Tucson Arts Brigade from the Kresge Foundation, Arts in Tucson P.L.A.C.E. Initiative Grant Award.

    Sonoran Glass Art Academy from the National Endowment for the Arts, Learning in the Arts Grant Award.

    Check out our blog (under construction):

    Watershed Management Group Project in Dunbar Spring Neighborhood

    Making Tucson a Greener Place

    SAZ COEJL Members involved with Water Harvesting Project

    The G.R.E.E.N. Project (Gardening, Recycling, Environmental Education and Nutrition Project), Miles Exploratory Learning Center, K-8 public school in Tucson, Arizona.

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