The Second Round of Grant Applications is Now Closed. As of this time, we do not when we might be able to offer another round of grants under this program. Please visit the CT DEEP Urban Forestry Grants Page to learn what other urban forestry grant programs might be currently open.
You might also visit the CT Urban Forest Council Community Small Grants Program Page.
The following information is being left posted for referencing purposes.
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.
Please note – all applications must be made on-line. Application procedures are outlined in the How to Apply section that starts below.
Before beginning your application for these grants, please read carefully the following 2 documents:
If you have any questions, you may send them to us using this Question Form.
The Review Team from the first round has produced a summarized list of recommendations for the second round applicants. These new applicants are encouraged to avail themselves of this additional resource:
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 February 22, 2022.