Dig In! Daffodil & Tree Grant Application
APPLICATION GUIDELINES AND ELIGIBILITY
ELIGIBILITY: This program supports community organizations, faith-based organizations, municipal “adopt-a-lot” programs, garden clubs, green teams, and energetic community members looking to spearhead a public, habitat restoration project. Projects must be located in Passaic County.
Projects outside of Passaic County are not eligible.
Schools and youth-serving organizations are not eligible to apply, Please contact Emma Latham, School Grounds Manager at: firstname.lastname@example.org for school garden inquiries and Liz Kleisner, City Sprouts Manager at: email@example.com for educational youth programing.
Commercial for-profit entities and private residences are not eligible for funding.
Have a minimum of three adults committed to their project
Project must be highly visible to the public and provide an identifiable positive impact to the neighborhood
Have on-site access to water
Provide before, during and after photos of the project
Use appropriate hashtags when posting on social media and distribute a press release about the grant and planting day (hashtags and press release template provided by City Green).
Project must be completed by November 1, 2021
Dig In! Tree Grant
Grant is awarded in$ 500 and can be used to purchase: native trees, water bags, hoses, and soil amendments.
75% of the grant money must be used for plant materials. Funds cannot be used to buy annual plants.
Dig In! Daffodil Bulb Grant
Applications are due Friday, August 27th, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST.
Complete Sections I, II, and III of the application.
Upload 400 word narrative describing project.
Provide the electronic signature of Project Coordinators.
GARDEN CONTACT INFORMATION
SELECT A BULB OR TREE GRANT
Be aware of your site size and implementation capacity when choosing a grant amount.
Answer the following questions and submit the following documents
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
By signing below, we demonstrate our support for the planting project if the grant is successful, and understand that should we be awarded the grant, we will have to provide a matching financial fund, attend the Dig In! Award Ceremony, and provide a final report at the end of the season.
Before you submit be sure to check that you:
Meet all eligibility requirements
Have 3 adults committed to the project
Completed all sections of the application
Answered all questions
Submitted all required documents
Have all three signatures