The Lexington Council Garden Clubs is pleased to announce that funds are available for grant applications for environmental and beautification projects in Fayette County for 2013-2014. The funds are from the Open Gates to the Bluegrass Garden Tour in June 2013. Projects that aid in protection, conservation, and enhancement of natural resources and civic beauty are encouraged. Funds are not available for private use or for profit businesses. Proceeds of $4,000 were distributed to 10 applicants in 2012. Applications can be accessed online at www.lexgardenclubs.org and must be submitted by February 15. For more information, please contact Susan Craddock, project chair at (859) 252-8707.