Research Grants

Research Grants

Private Foundations
Funder Name:
The Tree Fund
Eligible Applicants:
Individuals/General Public
State Agencies
Colleges, Schools and Research Institutions
Relevant Project Area:
Habitat Improvement, Biodiversity, & Riparian Restoration
Forest and Fire Prevention
Science, Monitoring & Research
Funding Range:

Research proposals in the areas of Root and Soil Management; Planting and Establishment; Plant Health Care; Risk Assessment and Worker Safety; and Urban Forestry are most likely to be funded.  Other worthy research projects may also be considered for funding.  Contact the TREE Fund to learn more about these grant opportunities:

Hyland R. Johns Grant Program
Supports research that directly affects the work of industry professionals.
Award amount: up to $50,000
Applications accepted January 1 – April 1
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John Z. Duling Grant Program
Provides start up or seed funding to support innovative research and technology transfer projects.
Award amount: up to $25,000
Applications accepted July 1 – October 1
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Jack Kimmel International Grant Program
Provides funding for arboriculture research projects all over the world.
Award amount: up to $10,000
Applications accepted July 1 – October 1
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Research Fellowship Grant Program
Supports mentored doctoral research projects in priority areas of arboriculture and urban forestry.   The Research Fellowship Grant is offered as funds are available.
Award amount: $100,000
Applications accepted June 1 – September 1
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Directed Grant Program
With guidance from the Board of Trustees, the Research Committee may select a topic and solicit proposals from specific researchers.  The size of the grant is determined by the scope of the project and funds available.

Sponsored Grant Program
Organizations or individuals may fund a research project of their choosing, to be administered by the TREE Fund.  The project must be compatible with the mission of the TREE Fund, and funding must be secured prior to release of solicitation of proposals.  Project administration is managed by the TREE Fund, and an administrative fee applies.

RiversEdge West's

mission is to advance the restoration of riparian lands through collaboration, education, and technical assistance.



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