NUCFAC Challenge Cost-Share Grant Program

An elevated walkway in a city vegetated with trees and other plants.Photo by Lance Cheung, USDA.

The National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (NUCFAC) seeks innovative (new, cutting-edge or builds upon existing studies) grant proposals for program development, study, and collaboration that will launch some of the strategies in the (2016-2026) Ten Year Urban Forestry Action Plan. The application period for the 2017 grants cycle is closed. Please check back this winter for the 2018 Request for Proposals. Learn more about our past grants...

The 2017 Request for Proposals solicited grants that addressed the following priority issues:

  • Developing a National Urban Forestry Funding Assessment and Methodology
  • Understand Urban Forest Ecosystem/Ecological Services

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