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Green Streets Canada

Grants to Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec
Municipalities for Urban Forestry Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Tree Canada

Deadline Date:

11/30/15 11:59 PM PST

Description:

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Grants of up to $25,000 to Ontario, British Columbia, and Quebec municipalities, Aboriginal communities, and Business Improvement Associations for innovative urban forestry projects in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. The funding source encourages and supports the adoption of leading-edge practices in municipal forestry, aligning with the Canadian Urban Forest Strategy, including:

- Innovative urban forest planning (e.g. reduction of the urban heat island)

- Single tree and forest stand innovation demonstration projects (e.g. ecological services)

- Policy and best management practices workshops

- Outreach and educational activities on innovative practices including arboricultural practices (e.g. community workshops on urban tree care)

- Innovative management tools to protect and maintain the urban forest (e.g. urban forest inventories, urban tree care/maintenance programs)

- Innovative urban design which showcases "green infrastructure"[1] (e.g. watershed/riparian/stormwater management, brownfield restoration)

- Innovative planting techniques

[1] Green infrastructure refers to the use of trees, shrubs and other plants as an integrated part of urban design such that the environmental health and quality of life for communities is maximized.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 163813

Estimated Size of Grant:

TD Green Streets will provide funding of up to $25,000 to selected recipients.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed and final reports received by Tree Canada by December 31, 2016.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Municipalities, Aboriginal communities, and Business Improvement Associations in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver are eligible.

Pre-Application Information:

All applicants are required to contact Sarah Quann prior to submitting an application at 613-567-5545 x229 or squann@treecanada.ca.

Click here to access the online application form: https://treecanada.ca/en/programs/td-green-streets/application-form/

Key Dates:
- 2016 TD Green Streets applications must be received by November 30, 2015 at 11:59 PM PST.
- Grant recipients will be announced in February 2016.
- Grant recipients must notify Tree Canada of the date of their launch a minimum six weeks in advance. For events not held in the spring, recipients must provide their event launch date by May 30, 2016.
- Projects must be completed and final reports received by Tree Canada by December 31, 2016.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Phone: 613-567-5545
Fax : 613-567-5270
Email: info@treecanada.ca

470 Somerset St. West
Ottawa ON K1R 5J8

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Geographic Focus:

Canada: British Columbia;   Ontario;   Quebec;

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