TreePennsylvania manages the statewide
grant program. Funding is provided to promote and develop sustainable urban forestry programs within the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Annual grant terms provide the opportunity for funding in three priority areas : tree planting, urban riparian buffers, and community forestry management.
Funding preference is provided for projects which :
(1) involve partnerships and include trainings/educational components and/or
(2) enhance the public’s access to and enjoyment of urban forestry and/or
Tree planting grants
provide assistance for tree plantings in community and urban areas along streets, parks, and other publicly-accessible areas.
Urban riparian buffer grants
provide assistance for urban riparian buffer tree plantings adjacent to community and urban waterways.
Community forestry management grants
provide assistance for tree care management plans, tree inventories, pruning, short term employment (including internships), educational workshops, webinars, urban wood utilization, ordinance development, land banks design, urban agriculture design, and other aspects of urban forestry.
2019 Funding Opportunities
Information about 2019 funding opportunities through the TreeVitalize grant program is now available.
Interested municipalities and non-profits are invited to complete and submit a Letter of Intent (LOI) by May 1, 2018
Full applications are available only once an LOI has been accepted and approved
Important Dates & Links for 2019 funding
Full applications due July 13, 2018
Awards announced August 2018
Program term is January 1 – December 31, 2019
For more information, please contact