The CT Urban Forest Council is pleased to announce the offering of its Urban Forestry Climate Change Grants. This grant program is to support projects based in urban forestry that also address the local effects of climate change and include equity and environmental justice considerations.
The grants awarded will be for a maximum of $37,000. All grant projects must be within the State of Connecticut. Municipalities and 501(c)3 non-profits are eligible. All grants much be matched by at least a 25% contribution towards the total value of the project. Match may be either by additional funding from other sources or through the contribution of in-kind services.
There are two application periods for this grant program. The first set of applications were due November 3, 2021. The second set of applications will be due February 1, 2022. We will be announcing the opening of this second grant period shortly.
Once the second grant period is opened, all applications must be made on line, using the Application Page linked below.
To learn more about these grants, please read carefully the following 2 documents:
If you have any questions, please send them to us using this Question Form.
How to Apply:
As is described in the Application Instructions, the application itself will consist of set of documents submitted as files to the CT Urban Forest Council through the Application Page (link below). When you have assembled those documents, please go to that page. Two documents you must have completed in order to apply are the:
Main Application Form (Once you have opened this document, please download the form and rename it on your computer according to the Application Instructions.)
Budget Form (Once you have opened this document, please download the form and rename it on your computer according to the Application Instructions. An Excel spreadsheet may be substituted for the Budget Form.)
Be sure to save these forms as you will need to submit them as part of your completed application.
Once you are ready to apply, please use this link to begin your application:
Application Page (This link will take you to the form that you must fill out and use to submit your actual application.)
Again, if you have any questions, you can send them to us using this Question Form.
Thank you very much for your interest!
This page last updated November 15, 2021.