State and Private Forestry Conservation Programs
To provide competitive grants to eligible entities for tree planting and related activities.
Applicant and/or Project Eligibility Requirements
Eligible recipients include state agencies, local governmental entities, tribal governmental entities, and nonprofits.
Extensive and strategic planting of native and resilient trees, especially in denser, more developed areas, can reduce cooling needs and serve as a system energy efficiency strategy.
Consider engaging with disadvantaged communities to ensure access to green space is expanded to all community members and does not interfere with existing or desired uses. Also consider prioritizing tree plantings in communities struggling with urban heat islands.