Friday, August 13, 2010
Grants for Cities to plant trees
Cities and not-for-profit organizations can apply for a grant to plant trees in urban areas, on public property. The 2010 Put the Trees Back Program is administered by Indiana's Department of Natural Resources-Division of Forestry's Urban Forestry Program. Eligible applicants can apply for up to $20,000 however there is a 50% match requirement either in cash or in-kind services. All projects must be in urban areas and planted on public property. The deadline for applications is November 15th and selected proposals can start in the spring of 2011. For more information visit DNR's website.