Fourteen communities have just been notified of their successful applications for a 2022 Quick Start grant. They are the Town of Bombay, Village of Camillus, Town of Geddes, Town of Mount Pleasant, Town of Oyster Bay, Incorporated Village of Patchogue, Town of Penfield, Village of Penn Yan, Village of Phoenix, Town of Pittsford, Village of Pulaski, Town of Saugerties, Village of South Glens Falls, and Town of Wappinger.
Through U.S. Forest Service funding, the NYSUFC offers Quick Start competitive grants of up to $1,000 each to small communities who want to pursue Tree City USA status, starting with an inaugural Arbor Day tree planting celebration in spring or fall.
The NYSUFC currently offers two kinds of grants: Quick Start and Tree City USA Reward. Follow the Council blog or subscribe to the monthly Taking Root e-news for heads-up on the next round of each grant. See the blog for many posts about Council grant-funded events. 🌳