Saturday, September 18, 2010

Now Open: National Urban and Community Forestry Grant

Challenge Cost-Share Grant Program

This year the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council has revised its grant categories and process to the Forest Service’s National Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant Program. They anticipate $855,000 in funding. Pre-proposals and Full proposals selected from the pre-proposals will be required.

There are three Innovation Grant categories based on one of the Council’s identified priority areas.

•Trees and Climate Change,
•Trees and Public Health, and
•Trees and Economic Development

The 2011 U.S. Forest Service Urban and Community Forestry Challenge Cost Share Grant (CFDA 10.675, Opportunity No. USDA-FS-UCF-2011) instructions and application are posted on The instructions may also be downloaded here.

Applications are due by 11:59 PM, November 29, 2010 to Use the free Adobe Acrobat Reader to download and fill out application.

The Help Contact Center is Open Monday - Friday, to help you with issues regarding
Hours 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m., Eastern Time.
Email or call 1-800-518-4726.
If interested applicants are not already registered in, they are encouraged to register now.
The process may take up to two weeks to collect the required information.

For more information or assistance, contact:

Nancy Stremple, Executive Staff
Phone: 202-205-7829

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