Grant Information

Total Funding Available
$550K (funding amounts are subject to change from year to year)
Minimum Request
Maximum Request
Average Grant Award
Match Requirement
50% - 100%
RFP Release
December (annual)
Pre-application Due
Final Application Due
March (annual)
Tree Canopy

DNR Urban and Community Forestry Program (UCF)

Washington’s communities have an opportunity to restore, enhance and sustain trees and forests in towns and cities through grants offered by Washington State Department of Natural Resources (DNR) Urban and Community Forestry Program (UCF). Community Forestry Assistance Grants are available to support a wide variety of projects and resources that will help create healthier communities. 

The purpose of this grant is to assist communities with planning and implementing projects that improve management, care, and public engagement with trees growing in parks, natural areas, and along public rights-of-way. The projects should also address social and environmental disparities in Washington communities by investing in community-identified urban forestry needs that advance environmental, social, or public health outcomes.

Who Can Apply?
Cities, Conservation Districts, Counties, Educational Institutions, Native American Tribes, Nonprofit Organizations
Project Types
Planning, Restoration, Tree Planting, Education & Outreach
Restoration Types
Forested Natural Areas, Riparian
Geography/Land Ownership
Washington State