Apply for Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants

DCR Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant and the National Grid Challenge Grant seek to fund projects which will result in sustained improvements in local capacity for excellent urban and community forestry management

Julie Coop, Urban and Community Forestry Coordinator

The Details of Apply for Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants

What you need for Apply for Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants

  1. Intent to Apply Form must be received at least one month in advance of the deadline
  2. COVER SHEET
    1. Completed Grant Application Cover Sheet
    2. The face sheet must be signed with an original signature by an authorized person. 
  3. NARRATIVE (3-5 pages)
    1. Background: Provide a brief background of your program including mission and goals for the next several years
    2. Project Description: a clear and measurable work plan for the project
    3. A maintenance plan
    4. Staff Requirements Who will lead the project? Who will be involved? 
    5. Sustainability: Describe how your project and its results will be maintained and sustained into the future. 
    6. Evaluation and Accomplishments:  Describe how you will evaluate the success of your project.
  4. DETAILED BUDGET AND PROJECT TIMELINE
    1. A detailed budget showing the estimated costs, specific use of funds, and sources of matching funds.
    2. A project timeline showing anticipated dates of accomplishment of specific project tasks.
  5. ATTACHMENTS AND FORMS
    1. Letters of commitment from key cooperators and supporters that indicate specific contributions to the proposed project.
    2. Letter of support from the Tree Warden indicating the Tree Warden’s involvement in the project.

See Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grant Application Packet

How to apply Apply for Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants

Julie Coop

Urban and Community Forestry

251 Causeway St,, Suite 900

Boston, MA 02114

julie.coop@state.ma.us

Downloads for Apply for Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants

Contact for Apply for Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Grants

Address
DCR Bureau of Forest Fire Control and Forestry
251 Causeway Street, Suite 900, Boston, MA 02114

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