Grants

Grants For Groups Getting Kids Outside

Grants For Groups Getting Kids Outside

California Community Forests Foundation (CCFF) is providing small grants to groups working with kids in order to get them outside and learning! [hr] "Outdoor Classroom Grants" CCFF is awarding grants of up to $250 to assist in the development of outdoor classrooms or...

Don’t You Forget About Me

Don’t You Forget About Me

By Chuck Mills, Director, Public Policy & GrantsI know what you’re thinking. How appropriate it is that Chuck obliquely references Simple Minds in his blog’s title. Shouldn’t all of his musings have some dim connotation? Perhaps. But let’s see if you re-think that...

Another Big Budget Year for Trees!

Another Big Budget Year for Trees!

by Chuck Mills I recently learned while watching television – the definitive device for expanding one’s education – that three well-respected dictionaries included alternate definitions of the word literally in 2013 that essentially amount to “being taken...

Teaming Up for Trees

Teaming Up for Trees

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources has outlined tips for working with professional sports teams on urban forestry projects. They have successfully partnered with the Green Bay Packers (football) and Milwaukee Brewers (baseball) teams to get trees in the...

The Green Rush

by Chuck Mills   A California ReLeaf board member recently commented that urban forestry is now experiencing a “Green Rush” of funding stemming from recent State Budget appropriations. It’s a poignant observation that should motivate all of us to seize this...

NUCFAC Grant Recipients Announced

WASHINGTON, June 26, 2014 - Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today announced the 2014 USDA Forest Service's National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge grant recipients. The grants provide funding that will help enhance urban forest stewardship, support new...

Be the Lorax

Be the Lorax

Celebrate California Arbor Week. Join us for an event. Plant or care for a tree. Make a donation.   Be the Lorax. If you donate $25 or more during the month of March, you will receive a gift of "The Lorax" DVD. Join us as we celebrate California Arbor Week and...

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