Inflation Reduction Act

12 04, 2023

This is a Big One! Applications for IRA-Funded UCF Grants Now Open, Close June 1

By |2023-04-12T17:13:02-04:00April 12th, 2023|Categories: Funding, Grants, USFS|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on This is a Big One! Applications for IRA-Funded UCF Grants Now Open, Close June 1

At an event today in New Jersey, the U.S. Department of Agriculture announced more than $1 billion in grants to increase equitable access to trees and green spaces in urban and community forests where more than 84% of Americans live, work and play. The grant funding is [...]

12 12, 2022

Explore the Climate & Economic Justice Screening Tool

By |2022-12-12T09:32:34-05:00December 12th, 2022|Categories: Climate Change, Environmental Justice, Funding|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The Climate and Economic Justice Screening Tool will be used to track the Justice40 Initiative, a key deliverable of the Inflation Reduction Act. Major funding is provided for urban and community forestry grant applicants in the IRA. Here's what we know thus far about the IRA funding [...]

4 11, 2022

Inflation Reduction Act UCF Funding Takeaways from Recent SMA Town Hall

By |2022-11-04T16:41:04-04:00November 4th, 2022|Categories: Funding, Society of Municipal Arborists, USFS|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Photo by Leslie Berckes The Society of Municipal Arborists (SMA) recently hosted a virtual Town Hall to learn more about $1.5 billion in additional federal funding for urban and community forestry (UCF) provided by the Inflation Reduction Act. The Town Hall moderator was SMA Executive [...]

6 09, 2022

What’s in the Inflation Reduction Act for Urban and Community Forests?

By |2022-09-06T14:32:14-04:00September 6th, 2022|Categories: Advocacy, Funding, USFS|Tags: , , |0 Comments

The NYSUFC was one of the signatories to a letter to Congress in support of the urban and community forestry related funding within the Inflation Reduction Act. Here's an except from the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) press release that breaks down how the money will be allocated. [...]

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