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Grants to Alaska Nonprofits and Agencies for Tree Planting and Related Activities

ELIGIBILITY:

Geographic Focus

USA: Alaska

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Arbor Day Grant

Alaska Department of Natural Resources, Division of Forestry - Alaska Community Forest Council


Agency: State

GrantWatch ID #167369

Grant Description

Grants of up to $500 to Alaska nonprofit organizations and government agencies to raise awareness of and increase participation in tree planting projects and other activities. Funding is intended for the planting of trees and shrubs, increasing awareness of the benefits of trees and forests.

The available grants are intended to fund projects that:

  • Generate awareness of and participation in Arbor Day in Alaska (officially May 18, 2020)
  • Increase public awareness of the benefits of trees and forests and build support for planting and caring for public trees
  • Provide a public demonstration of the benefits of trees and/or proper tree selection, planting, and care
  • Use trees to solve community problems. Examples include: reduce or treat stormwater, create wind breaks or living snow fences, restore streams or rivers, plant fruit trees to provide healthy food, screen surfaces prone to graffiti, calm traffic, and beautify schoolyards.

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Eligibility:

  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applicant must be a government entity or nonprofit organization with IRS 501(C)3 status.

Grant funds may not be used for wages or benefits.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, March 20, 2020.
- The Alaska Community Forest Council and Community Forestry staff will review applications and grant awards will be announced no later than May 1, 2020.

If you would like help writing specifications to ensure that you receive trees in excellent condition and form, please contact the Council.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$3,000

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants will be in the $200-$500 range.

Contact Information:

E-mail (preferred), mail, or deliver proposal to:
Gino Graziano, Council Member
907-786-6315
gagraziano@alaska.edu
Alaska Community Forest Council
PO Box 241282
Anchorage, AK 99524

Direct questions to Gino Graziano.

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