2017 Caring for Canopy Grants
We are pleased to announce our annual Caring for Canopy Grants.This year we have $40,000 available; applications are due April 14, 2017.
Caring for Canopy
The Caring for Canopy grant category is for projects focused on helping a community move their tree management program towards a sustained level. This could include street and park tree inventories; management, protection, and streetscape plan development; public policy development; training opportunities for staff and volunteers; tree planting; and tree maintenance.
Grants range from $500 to $5,000 and require a 50–50 match; total project cost range at least $1,000–$10,000.
The Canopy Mini-grant category is for smaller projects that a community wants to accomplish to help them move their tree management program forward. This could include Arbor Day activities, tree purchase, training opportunities, promotional material, equipment, or reference materials.
Grants are up to $500 and require a 50–50 match; total project cost of at least $1,000.