1. Western Growers Foundation School Garden Grants

    The Western Growers Foundation, a trade association of Arizona and California farmers who grow, pack, and ship almost half of the produce found in grocery stores across America, is offering grants of up to $1,500 for California and Arizona schools to educate students about nutrition and nature by creating their...
  2. Climate Action for Health: Integrating Public Health into Climate Action Planning

    The California Department of Public Health recently released a new publication – Climate Action for Health: Integrating Public Health into Climate Action Planning -for local government and health planners.  The Guide provides an overview of climate change as an important health issue, reviews how many strategies for reducing greenhouse gas...
  3. Funding Fairs with CFCC

    California’s Financing Coordinating Committee will be holding a series of Funding Fairs across the state this March, April, and May. The full schedule and details are here. Participating agencies include the California Department of Public Health, California Department of Water Resources, California Department of Housing and Community Development, California Infrastructure...
  4. New Grant Program for ACTrees Member Organizations

    Alliance for Community Trees is pleased to announce the Alliance for Community Trees People’s Garden Grants, a new program designed to explore and deepen the connections between community trees and urban agriculture. Now in their pilot year, the ACTrees People’s Garden Grants will promote the connections between trees and urban...
  5. EPA Requests Proposals for Urban Waters Small Grants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency expects to award between $1.8 to $3.8 million in funding for projects across the country to help restore urban waters by improving water quality and supporting community revitalization. The funding is part of EPA’s Urban Waters program, which supports communities in their efforts to access,...
  6. Top 101 Conservation Projects

    Yesterday, the Department of the Interior released a list of the top 101 conservation projects throughout the country. These projects were identified as a part of the America’s Great Outdoors Initiative. Two California projects made the list: San Joaquin River and Los Angeles River Trail & San Gabriel River Trail...
  7. Vibrant Cities & Urban Forests: A National Call to Action

    In April 2011, the U.S. Forest Service and non-profit New York Restoration Project (NYRP) convened the Vibrant Cities and Urban Forests: A National Call to Action task force outside of Washington, DC. The three-day workshop addressed the future of our nation’s urban forests and ecosystems; incorporating the health, environmental, social...