City of Austin (COA) - Austin Community Foundation (ACF)
Grants to Austin, Texas nonprofit organizations, individuals, community groups, academic and private institutions, and PTAs for projects that benefit and promote the conservation of Austin’s urban forest. School applicants should contact program staff prior to applying. Funding is intended to strengthen Austin’s urban forest by funding stewardship activities, such as tree planting, tree care, education, and disease control projects.
Urban trees face different challenges than their rural counterparts. In a city, trees must be cared for, pests managed, and trees planted to support a healthy canopy cover. When you apply for a grant you’re investing time and energy into your community that will benefit you and future generations.
- Enhance the long-term health of Austin's urban forest
- Support some or all aspects of the community Urban Forest vision
- Are located on, or benefit, civic property within Austin's limits
- Follow City of Austin, federal, and state regulations.
For planting trees on a school campus:
- Tree plantings should be planned for late fall and winter. Plan your project around that time frame.
- An important part of a proposal should include irrigation. If deemed appropriate for the project, the UFG can pay to have irrigation lines installed.
- Get the kids and community involved.
GrantWatch ID#: 164159
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Apply online: https://www.grantrequest.com/SID_1862?SA=SNA&FID=35062
For questions regarding the UFG, email Jason Traweek, Grant Manager, at Jason.Traweek@austintexas.gov or call (512) 974-2332.
Lisa Killander, Austin ISD Forester
Austin Community Foundation Mailing Address:
4315 Guadalupe Street
Austin, Texas 78751
Phone: (512) 472-4483
USA: Texas: Austin