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Tree Planting Grants

Unfortunately, we do not have tree planting grants for 2012. We are always looking for new opportunities and partners to support the planning, planting and maintenance of community trees. If you have ideas or suggestions, please let us know.

We decided to leave the grant application supporting resources as they may help with other grant applications.

Supporting Your Grant Applications

  • Technical Assistance: If your community needs assistance with the grant application, or have any question regarding selecting, planting and caring for trees in your community, contact your District Urban and Community Forester.

  • Pre-application Webinar - Presented by William de Vos. Watch now.

Other Funding Resources

  • VLCT Grant Workshop (PDF 94 KB) - This document is an outcome of a grant workshop put on by the Vermont League of Cities and Towns (VLCT) in 2008. It offers a list of grant opportunities in the state and a grant development checklist.

  • Historic Preservation Grant Opportunities (PDF 101 KB) - This document, developed by the Division of Historic Preservation, offers a very comprehensive funding directory. While the intent is for historic preservation projects, several of the opportunities would accept urban and community forestry projects.

  • Fundraising for Urban and Community Forestry (PDF 405 KB) - A fact sheet developed by the UCF program, offers local fundraising ideas.

  • New England Grassroots Environmental Fund - The grants range in size from $500 - $2.500. Their mission is to energize and nurture long-term civic engagement in local initiatives that create and maintain healthy, just, safe and environmentally sustainable communities.


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