1. PLT Greenworks! Grants

    PLT GreenWorks! Grants Deadline to apply: September 30   National Project Learning Tree is pleased to announce that PLT GreenWorks! grants are available again. Since 1992, PLT has distributed nearly $1 million to fund 1,000 environmental service-learning projects in communities across the country.   This year, there is one form...
  2. Funding Grassroots Efforts in Northern California

    The Rose Foundation has a grant-making program known as the Northern California Environmental Grassroots Fund, which is a pooled fund supported by about 20 funding partners. This program seeks to build the capacity and “people power” of small grassroots groups to achieve greater environmental health and sustainability.   The program...
  3. Patagonia – Growing the Grassroots

    Patagonia funds only environmental work. They are most interested in making grants to organizations that identify and work on the root causes of problems and that approach issues with a commitment to long-term change. Because they believe that true change will occur only through a strong grassroots movement, funding focuses...
  4. Grant Encourages Tree Planting Projects

    Hardwood Forestry Fund Deadline: August 31, 2012   The Hardwood Forestry Fund promotes hardwood timber growth, management, and education, as well as environmentally sound uses of renewable forest resources. The Fund supports projects on public land, including state, local, or university land, or on property owned by nonprofit organizations.  ...
  5. Benicia Branches Out to Improve Air Quality

    Understanding And Valuing Benicia’s Urban Forest Jeanne Steinmann Before the gold rush in 1850, Benicia’s hills and flats made for a rather barren landscape. In 1855, humorist George H. Derby, an army Lieutenant, is reported to have liked the people of Benicia, but not the place, as it was “not...
  6. Grants Available for Tree Planting and Tree Care Projects

    $250,000 AVAILABLE FOR TREE PLANTING AND TREE CARE PROJECTS Sacramento, CA, May 21st – California ReLeaf unveiled its new grants program today that will provide more than $250,000 to community-based groups and other organizations throughout California for urban forestry projects.  California ReLeaf’s 2012 Urban Forestry and Education Grants Program is...
  7. Network Well-Represented in SGC Grant Awardees

    Multiple members of the California ReLeaf Network were awarded more than $4.5 million in grant funding from the Strategic Growth Council last week to support urban greening projects and planning in the Central Valley and Southern California.   Numerous Network groups will be utilizing urban greening project funds to develop...