The Jean Thompson Vernocy Memorial Scholarship

Each year MTGC offers a scholarship of up to $2,500 to graduating high-school seniors and college/university students from Moon and Crescent Townships. A key requirement is that students must be planning to or are already studying biology, horticulture, wildlife science, environmental concerns, botany, landscape design, rural and urban planning, sustainable engineering or a related field.

Applications are generally due in late March. Moon Area high school students can obtain application forms through the high school guidance office, All other potential applicants can receive application material by emailing

Moon Library Friends

For the past few years the MTGC has made a donation to purchase garden books geared toward early elementary school students as well as supplies for a ‘Little Gardeners’ program that the Library holds each spring.

Mooncrest, Moon Green Team, & Pittsburgh Botanic Garden

Yearly, MTGC provides funding support to a number of locally based organizations involved in gardening or environmental projects. Past recipients have included the Mooncrest community, Moon Township’s Green Team, and the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden.