13 11, 2020

TD Green Space Grant Application Now Open! – $20,000 US

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day Foundation, Grants|Tags: |0 Comments

Applications are now being accepted for the TD Green Space Grants program, a collaboration of TD Bank Group and the Arbor Day Foundation aimed at supporting vibrant, sustainable, and healthy North American cities through the strategic development and enhancement of green spaces and natural areas. TD Green [...]

13 11, 2020

Beacon’s Fall Planting with Aid of Council Grant

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Grants, Tree Planting|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Photo and Text Courtesy of Beacon Recreation Director Mark Price The Beacon Tree Committee, with the help of the Department of Public Works, planted trees in celebration of Fall and future shade at the South Ave Park Basketball Court on Friday, November 6. Three specimen-size red maples [...]

10 11, 2020

North Tonawanda’s Joyful Tree Planting, Assisted by Council Grant

By |2021-02-27T23:05:58-05:00November 10th, 2020|Categories: Grants, Tree City USA|Tags: , |0 Comments

Super video from North Tonawanda about their recent planting event aided by a Tree City USA Reward Grant from our Council. Starting at the 3:02 mark you get to see the planting in action. Director at North Tonawanda Department of Youth, Recreation, Parks & Seniors Alex Domaradzki [...]

2 11, 2020

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

By |2021-02-27T23:05:59-05:00November 2nd, 2020|Categories: Funding, Grants|Tags: , |0 Comments

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 [...]

31 08, 2020

Washington Square Park Eco Projects & Co-founder Georgia Silvera Seamans

By |2021-02-27T23:06:32-05:00August 31st, 2020|Categories: Arboriculture, Citizen Science, Grants, Innovative Projects and Programs, Nonprofits, NYC, Urban Forest Ecology, Youth|Tags: , , |0 Comments

Georgia Silvera Seamans (center) with the interactive Washington Square Park Eco Projects Mobile Exhibit. Photo Courtesy Street Lab Georgia Silvera Seamans is the co-founding director of Washington Square Park Eco Projects in New York City. She is an urban forester, independent researcher, and writer. Georgia has [...]

3 08, 2020

Council Offers New “Tree City USA Reward Grant”

By |2021-02-27T23:06:53-05:00August 3rd, 2020|Categories: Funding, Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA, Tree Planting|Tags: |0 Comments

Michelle Sutton Deadline to Apply is 09/14/20 The NYS Urban Forestry Council is pleased to announce grants for communities to plant large specimen trees or a grove of trees in a prominent location within the community. Full Details, Application, and Contact Info Communities in New [...]

17 04, 2020

2020 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Grant Program

By |2021-02-27T23:07:25-05:00April 17th, 2020|Categories: Funding, Grants, USFS|Tags: |0 Comments

The USDA Forest Service is requesting applications for the Fiscal Year 2020 Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI) Grant Program. A fabulous USFS GLRI StoryMap highlights contributions of this grant program to Great Lakes restoration goals. The U.S. Forest Service anticipates that up to $4.2 million in new [...]

6 02, 2020

Liverpool NY 2nd Annual Arbor Day Celebration

By |2020-02-06T09:54:13-05:00February 6th, 2020|Categories: Arbor Day, Grants, Tree Planting, Youth|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

As part of the Village of Liverpool’s 2019 Arbor Day celebration, elementary students wrote and performed skits about trees. Thank you to the Village of Liverpool and Deputy Mayor Christina Fadden (Fitch) for forwarding this terrific account and photos of their 2019 celebration, funded by [...]

12 11, 2019

2020 Quick Start Grants Info & Application

By |2019-11-12T19:52:37-05:00November 12th, 2019|Categories: Arbor Day, Funding, Grants, Organizational News, Tree City USA|Tags: |0 Comments

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 [...]

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