By Oakland Local Editorial Team
If you and your neighbors have any interest in getting funding to plant trees in your neighborhood, this is the program you need to know about.
The California ReLeaf Urban Forestry and Education Grant Program is funded through contracts with the California Department of Forestry and Fire Protection and Region IX of the Environmental Protection Agency and will take application from nonprofits and groups with a fiscal sponsor to plant trees on public property
Eligible applicants include incorporated nonprofit organizations and unincorporated community-based groups, with a financial sponsor, located in California. Individual funding requests range from $1,000 to $10,000. Proposals must be postmarked by July 20.
Click on the links below to download PDF copies of the guidelines, application and other helpful materials. To request a hard copy, please email gro.faelerainrofilac@sllimc or call (916) 497-0035.