Hartford’s Urban Forest – The Challenge

Hartford’s Urban Forest – A Summary

Number of Trees: 568,000
Number of Larger Trees (over 20” in diameter): 55,000
Most Common Trees: red maple, tree of heaven, black cherry, American elm and red oak
Tree Canopy Cover: 26%
Amount of Carbon Removed by Hartford’s Trees Annually: 2,440 tons
Amount of Major Air Pollutants Removed Annually: 73 tons
Oil Saved due to Energy Reduction by These Trees: 2,400 barrels a year
Replacement Cost for These Trees: $590 million dollars

UI Tree Planting Grants

UI Tree Planting Grants

CUFC to collaborate with UI on Tree Planting Grants within UI’s Service Territory.

See application and details (PDF)

Small Grants – Info & Application

The CUFC is pleased to offer groups in Connecticut the opportunity to apply for a small urban forestry grant from the Council. Details regarding these grants are included in the material referenced below.

Grant Information

Grant range: $500 – $4,000

Eligible organizations: all groups, but with a focus on non-profits and municipalities

Application due date: Applications accepted at any time; however, applications will be reviewed at the Council’s January Meeting.

Apply for a Grant

Apply For A Grant Online

Or, download the CUFC Grant Application Form (PDF)

Important Grant Information

Please click on the links below and print or download the PDFs so that you have all the information you need regarding our grants.

CUFC Grant Package(PDF)

CUFC Grant Overview(PDF)

CUFC Small Grant Guidelines(PDF)

 

Good Luck!

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