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.

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.


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…)