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.
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.
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.
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.
Geographic restriction: Communities with Caesars resorts and casinos preferred.
Caesars Entertainment gives grants, usually of more that $10,000, to organizations doing environmental work, including tree plantings and maintenance.
Waste Management’s Charitable Giving Program focuses on helping out the environment in the communities across the country where Waste Management operates.
The foundation of New York City-based jewelry maker Tiffany and Co. gives grants to nonprofit organizations around the country within four focus areas, including urban parks. (more…)
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…)
Locations: CA, IA, IL, PA, MD, MA, NJ, TX
Deadline: Varies by location
Deadline: Oct. 15, 2014
The Grassroots Organizing for Social Change Program offers general or project support to non-profit organizations throughout the United States with budgets under $500,000. They offer one-year grants for up to $20,000. (more…)