The Delaware Forest Service’s Urban and Community Grant Program has provided $65,308 to fund 17 community tree projects in all three counties. The program offers up to $5,000 in competitive matching grants for projects on public land and community open space, with grants available to all municipalities, homeowner associations, and nonprofit organizations in the First State. Successful applications were awarded by a committee of the Delaware Community Forestry Council. Since it began, Delaware’s urban and community forestry grant program has given over 577 grants totaling more than $1.79 million and planted more than 14,000 trees.
Urban & Community Grant Recipient
Riverview, Wilmington, Brandywine, & Old Swedes Cemeteries