Other Funding

ACTrees is pleased to highlight funding opportunities that may be of interest to those in the urban greening community. For a full list of grant, award, and similar announcements, visit the Funding Archive.

Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Grant Program

Deadline: May 20, 2016

Washington, DC – The National Park Service (NPS) has announced the opening of the application process for the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership program (ORLP). The ORLP is a nationally competitive grant program funded through the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF). NPS will issue $15 million in grants to benefit disadvantaged urban communities.

WCS Climate Adaptation Fund 2016 Request For Proposals

Deadline: Pre-proposal applications due Friday, April 8, 2016 by 5:00 PM EDT

The Wildlife Conservation Society is pleased to announce the next round of grantmaking through the Climate Adaptation Fund. Interested organizations should carefully review the guidelines outlined in the Request for Proposals and the Applicant Guidance Document.

Tree Campus USA Arbor Day Mini-Award

Deadline: February 29, 2016

In celebration of National Arbor Day on April 29, 2016, the Arbor Day Foundation is offering Tree Campus USA® Mini-Awards to support Arbor Day celebrations this spring! The purpose of the Tree Campus USA Mini-Awards are to encourage or enhance partnerships between local colleges and universities and Alliance for Community Trees (ACTrees) member organizations.

Hyland R. Johns Grant Program

Deadline: April 1, 2016

Established in 1995 to honor one of the leaders in the arboriculture industry and a founder of the ISA Research Trust, the Hyland R. Johns Grant Program funds longer term research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists.

EPA’s Urban Waters Small Grants Program

Request for Proposals is OPEN! The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is soliciting proposals from eligible applicants for projects that will advance EPA’s water quality and environmental justice goals. Proposed projects will address urban runoff pollution through diverse partnerships that produce multiple community benefits, with emphasis on underserved communities.

Tom’s of Maine – 50 States for Good™ Grants

Deadline: September 30th, 2014

50 States for Good grows grassroots community projects in all fifty states and the District of Columbia. Nominate your organization as a nonprofit that’s making a difference for people in your area and the planet. Judges will then review nominations and award $10,000 in Tom’s of Maine sponsorship funding to a grassroots nonprofit in every state and the District of Columbia.   (more…)

Smart Growth America’s Technical Assistance Workshops

Deadline: October 23, 2014

Each year, Smart Growth America makes a limited number of technical assistance workshops available to interested communities for zero cost. This competitive award gives communities a chance to understand the technical aspects of smart growth development through a one- or two-day workshop. (more…)