Urban Forestry Grants

Arbor Day Grants

The Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands, USDA Forest Service and Utah Community Forestry Council provides annual Arbor Day celebration grant assistance. This grant is to provide funds for communities to meet one of the four criteria for Tree City USA, which is to proclaim and observe Arbor Day.

Utah cities, towns, and communities interested in developing or improving a sustainable community forestry program and are NOT currently a Tree City USA may apply (FFSL offers an expanded grant program for up to $10,000 for Tree City USA communities). The 2021 Arbor Day Grants are available. Please download the application below for details.

Contact Jeran Farley at 801-330-7976 or email for more information.

Community Forestry Partnership Grants

The Utah Division of Forestry, Fire & State Lands, in partnership with the US Forest Service, welcome all Tree City USA communities to apply for this opportunity to help fund urban and community forestry projects.

All applications must be signed off by a Division of Forestry, Fire and State Lands Forester prior to submission to the Urban & Community Forestry Coordinator. The deadline to get the Area Forester’s signature is July 27, 2020. Grant applications will be accepted through August 3, 2020. See the grant guidelines below for more details.

Contact Jeran Farley at 801-538-5505 or email for more information.