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.

Greening America’s Capitals

Deadline: July 21, 2014

EPA sent a Request for Letters of Interest to mayors of 32 eligible state capitals inviting them to apply for design assistance to help state capitals create stronger neighborhoods that protect the environment. (more…)

Exelon Environmental Grants

Deadline: Rolling

Locations: CA, IA, IL, PA, MD, MA, NJ, TX

Exelon funds programs that can deliver measurable results for sustainable improvements in the communities in which they serve and operate their business. (more…)

Resilient Landscapes Initiative Catalyst Grants

Deadline: July 8, 2014

Open Space Institute’s Resilient Landscapes Initiative Catalyst Grant Program furthers the practical application of climate science to biodiversity conservation through targeted grants for land conservation planning and applied research.

The Morton Arboretum’s Community Trees Program

Deadline: June 1, 2014

Many Illinois communities have suffered devastating losses of ash trees due to the sweeping infestation of the emerald ash borer (EAB). Now, local governments in the historic Lake Michigan watershed can apply for funding to replace trees through The Morton Arboretum’s Community Trees Program.

2014 Health Communities Grant Program

Initial Project Summaries due: April 24, 2014
Full Proposals due: June 13, 2014

The Healthy Communities Grant Program is EPA New England’s main competitive grant program to work directly with communities to reduce environmental risks, protect and improve human health and improve the quality of life.

Every Day Capacity Building Grants

Deadlines: Summer cycle April 20, 2014; Winter cycle October 30, 2014

Every Day Capacity Building Grants provide Friends Groups with grant funds of up to $5,000 to help build their capacity to serve public lands.