DNR Announces Urban Forestry Project Grants
By: Beth Swary - Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Indiana Department of Natural Resources

INDIANAPOLIS - Grants administered by the Indiana DNR Division of Forestry totaling $2 million are available to fund urban forestry throughout Indiana.

The Indiana DNR Division of Forestry, Community & Urban Forestry, said the funding is available through the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) Forest Service Urban & Community Forestry program.

Projects that are fundable through this grant include tree planting, tree inventories with management plans, urban tree canopy assessments, storm response planning, public and/or staff education, program outreach, and the establishment and strengthening of local urban forestry programs.

Funds are awarded on a reimbursable basis, and no match is required.

Communities interested in applying should note that grant awards are available for a minimum $20,000 and a maximum $250,000, and only areas that have census tracts that meet federal requirements are eligible.

Applications are due July 12.

All application materials are available for download HERE

Additional information is available from Jacob Roos, community and urban forestry director, DNR Division of Forestry, 317-234-4386, jroos@dnr.IN.gov.

To view more DNR news releases, please see www.in.gov/dnr.

Information provided by Indiana Department of Natural Resources


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