Updates

What’s new at ReLeaf, and an archive of our grants, press, events, resources and more

Greg McPherson Speaks on Trees and Air Quality

On Monday, June 21, decision makers from around California met to hear Dr. Greg McPherson, Director of the Center for Urban Forestry Research, speak about how urban greening goes far beyond the obvious aesthetic qualities. Dr. McPherson showed how it can help improve...

City Teams Partnership Program

Submit a City Teams application through ACT to attend the Partners in Community Forestry National Conference The Arbor Day Foundation and The Alliance for Community Trees are pleased to announce the City Teams partnership program. Through a grant from the U.S. Forest...

The Value of Volunteers Increases in 2009

We all know how valuable volunteers are to the nonprofit work done in urban forestry. Many of us would say that volunteers are priceless. But for accounting purposes on many financial forms, grant proposals and annual reports, we have to assign a monetary value to the...

Quarter of Nonprofits to Lose Tax-Breaks

At midnight on May 15, as many as 400,000 nonprofit groups will lose their tax exemptions, thanks to a 2006 federal bill aimed at pension reform. For the full article from the New York Times, click here.

California ReLeaf Now Hiring

Updated 5/10: We are no longer accepting resumes for the Program Manager position. We are in the process of reviewing applications and will contact qualified candidates. Program Manager Manage all aspects of ReLeaf’s three grant programs, including writing grant...

Grants Enhance Bank Communities

Union Bank Foundation The Union Bank Foundation supports nonprofit organizations in the communities in which the bank has operations, primarily in the states of California, Oregon, and Washington. The Foundation's areas of interest include affordable housing,...

Plant a Tree, Rescue a Forest

Plant A Tree, Rescue A Forest For Earth Day: Saturday April 17, 2010 Here is a unique chance to assist rangers with forest restoration after back to back forest fires throughout California. Volunteers will be planting seeds and performing seedling preparation...

Mountains Restoration Trust

By Suanne Klahorst Life just happens. “It was never my grand plan to become an advocate for the Santa Monica Mountains, but one thing led to another,” said Jo Kitz, co-director of Mountains Restoration Trust (MRT). Her childhood hikes near Mt. Hood put her at ease in...

California Urban Forests Council Hiring

California Urban Forests Council Hiring

Three years ago, United Voices for Healthier Communities planted 7,000 trees at 30 sites throughout Southern California. This year, California Urban Forests Council plans to plant 3,400 trees in San Diego, the Fresno are and the Central Coast through the program....

DriWater Donates Product for Arbor Day

DriWater Donates Product for Arbor Day

California’s Arbor Day (March 7-14, 2010) is just around the corner, and to support organizations involved in tree plantings for this holiday, DriWater, Inc., is glad to donate our time-release water products. Since these plantings are often volunteer-based and in...

Prop. 84 Grant Updates

Urban Greening PLANNING and PROJECTS Grant Programs – Solicitation released The Strategic Growth Council adopted and released the Final Guidelines for the Urban Greening PLANNING and PROJECTS grant programs. Please follow the links to access the guidelines. They have...

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