Funding opportunities for tree planting through 2020
Is your organization planning to plant trees in King County but could use some extra funding? Grants are available and open for applicantions. For more information see below:
King County’s 1M Trees Grant
A one-time funding allocation has been established in order to assist our partners get more trees in the ground to help reach our 1M Tree goal. To apply, please choose the Water Resource Inventory Area (WRIA) your project resides in and follow the specific WRIA grant application process. All WRIAs will utilize the following application, but application deadlines and details are slightly different.
The grant will be available in 2019 and 2020 and priority will be given to those projects that add the most trees in King County. We look forward to your applications and hope that this grant assists you with getting as many trees in the ground as possible! If you have any questions, please contact Jessica Engel.
1M Trees Grant Timelines - 2019
|Water Resource Inventory Areas (WRIA)||Link to Announcement||Pre-App/Letter of Intent Due Date||Final App Due Date||King County Internal Reviews Complete||Recipients to be notified|
|7||2019 Funding Opportunities||Feb 19||April 11||Mid May||May or June|
|8||WRIA 8 Funding for Salmon Conservation||Feb 19||March 19||Mid May||May or June|
|9||Funding for Salmon Habitat||NA||March 25||Mid May||May or June|
Million Trees Grant Program Summary (439KB pdf)
Million Trees Grant Application (27KB docx)
Million Trees Eligible Plant List (415KB pdf)
Puyallup and Chambers Salmon Recovery Lead Entity (external link)
|NA||Feb 27||Mid May||May or June|
The Nature Conservancy Tree Canopy Enhancement in Urban Areas RFP
The Nature Conservancy in Washington and City Habitats are accepting proposals from organizations to support the development, design, and implementation of tree canopy enhancement projects in the Puget Sound urban areas. Grants will be awarded to projects that enhance the urban forest canopy through the planting of trees, contributing to positive stormwater management, human well-being and other benefits. This funding is part of the Planting Trees for Thriving Communities project. Contact: Hannah Kett, Puget Sound Cities Program Manager.
WaterWorks Grant Program
WaterWorks provides funding for projects that improve water quality in the service area for King County's regional wastewater system. This grant program complements the water quality mission of the Wastewater Treatment Division. In addition to the WaterWorks competitive grants, water quality project funding is available through King County Council allocated funding. Approximately $2 million are awarded every two years for organizations carrying out a variety of projects. Non-profits, schools and educational institutions, cities, counties, tribes, and special purpose districts are eligible to apply, and partnerships are encouraged.