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.

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…)

FY15 Community Forest Program Grants

Deadline: January 16, 2015

The Community Forest Program is a grant program that authorizes the Forest Service to provide financial assistance to local governments, Tribal governments, and qualified nonprofit entities to establish community forests by protecting forest land from conversion to non-forest uses and provide community benefits.


EQT Foundation Environment Grants

Deadline: Quarterly, on the first of February, May, August, and November.

Geographic restriction: Communities in Kentucky, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia.

EQT, an energy technology company, gives grants to environmental conservation efforts in the communities where EQT operates.


Ecolab Foundation Community Grants

Deadlines: December 1 for St. Paul, MN and October 1 elsewhere

Laboratory equipment company Ecolab offers grants focusing on environmental education in communities with Ecolab facilities, most notably St. Paul, MN.