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.
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.
Washington, DC (September 8, 2015) — The U.S. Forest Service National Urban and Community Forestry has announced request for pre-proposals (RFP) for it’s Challenge Cost-Share Grant Program. They are seeking new, cutting edge, or high-impact grant proposals that address three top priority urban forestry issues.
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…)
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…)
Deadline for Concept Proposal: November 13, 2014
Geographic restriction: California
CalFire Urban and Community Forestry has released the Guidelines and the Request for Proposals for their Cap-and-Trade Grant Program. (more…)
Deadline: October 1, 2014
The mission of the Tree Research and Education Endowment Fund is to support sustainable communities and environmental stewardship by funding research, scholarships, and education programs essential to the discovery and dissemination of new knowledge in the fields of arboriculture and urban forestry. (more…)
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.