Community Tree Recovery Grants through Arbor Day Foundation

Community Tree Recovery Program: “Tell us about your 2021 tree needs!” Have questions? Please contact Lachel Bradley-Williams at lbradley-williams@arborday.org. The Community Tree Recovery program is designed to help support canopy recovery for those experiencing tree loss caused by wildfires, floods, hurricanes, tornadoes and invasive pest species. This work is essential for re-establishing neighborhood trees, public … Read more…

2021 Community Resilience Grants: App is “Short & Straightforward”

Here’s an opportunity to use community forestry best management practices as a way to reduce disaster impacts and mitigate climate change. To build resilience! The National League of Cities 2021 Leadership in Community Resilience program is now accepting proposals from cities seeking additional funding for resilience-related projects. Each city selected for the 2021 cohort will receive $10,000 … Read more…

Council’s New 2020 Tree City USA Reward Grants

The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Communities in New York State that have been a Tree City USA for at least the past five years can apply for up to $1,000. … Read more…

2020 Quick Start Grants Info & Application

The New York State Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for communities to hold a 2020 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. Many blog posts have appeared here about past recipients of this grant and how they used their Quick Start (also known as Arbor Day) … Read more…

Round 15 EPF Grants Period Open!!

10/03/2019 DEC ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS FOR URBAN FORESTRY PROJECTS $1.2 Million in Grants Available to Increase Number of Public Trees and Strengthen Community Forest Programs Statewide  State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos announced up to $1.2 million in grant funding is available for urban forestry projects across New York. Grants are available for … Read more…

Apply for 2019 Arbor Day Community Grants!

2019 Arbor Day Community Grant Notice Upload full info and application The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce available funding for small communities to have a 2019 Arbor Day tree planting event and to establish a community-based forestry program. This funding has been provided by the USDA Forest Service (and is NOT associated … Read more…

DEC Announces $2.24 Million in Urban Forestry Grants Awarded to Projects Statewide

DEC ANNOUNCES $2.24 MILLION IN URBAN FORESTRY GRANTS AWARDED TO PROJECTS STATEWIDE Funding Supports Tree Plantings and Projects to Protect Air Quality, Water Quality and Natural Resources New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced $2.24 million in grants for urban forestry projects to protect air quality, water quality, and … Read more…

Deadline to Apply for Environmental Justice Grants Extended to July 27, 2018

DEC Extends Application Period for Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants Deadline to Apply for Grants Extended to July 27, 2018 New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos recently announced the extension of the application period for Environmental Justice Community Impact Grants. The deadline to submit applications has been extended to July … Read more…