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Dig In! Daffodil, Tree and Native Perennial Grant Application
Community Organizations

REVIEW ALL PARTS OF THE APPLICATION BEFORE APPLYING. 
For any questions, contact Liz Kleisner at lkleisner@city-green.org

APPLICATION GUIDELINES AND ELIGIBILITY


 

ELIGIBILITY: This program supports community organizations, youth organizations, faith-based organizations, municipal “adopt-a-lot” programs, garden clubs, green teams, and energetic community members looking to spearhead a public greening project located in Passaic County.

ALL PROJECTS MUST: 

  • Have a minimum of 3 adults committed to the project

  • Be highly visible to the public and provide an identifiable positive impact to the neighborhood

  • Have workable soil on-site, at least 6 hours of sun exposure, and access to water (tree and perennial grants only)

  • Be completed before November 20, 2022

 

NOT ELIGIBLE:

  • Projects outside of Passaic County.

  • Schools (Contact elatham@city-green.org for school garden inquiries)

  • Commercial for-profit entities

  • Private Residences

 

GRANT REQUIREMENTS

  • 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 20, 2022

 

Dig In! Tree Grant

  • Grant is awarded as 2 - 3 native trees ( community organizations).

  • Native trees might include Eastern Redbud, Dogwood and Silver Bell based on availability and preference

Dig In! Daffodil Bulb Grant

  • Grant is awarded in daffodil bulbs with a minimum of 100 to a maximum of 500.

Dig In! Native, Perennial Grant (Available to returning partners only)

  • Grant is awarded in $250 of perennial flowers that are native to New Jersey and procured by City Green

  • Plant species may include Rudbekia, Echinacea, Aster, and Monarda based on availability.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Applications are due July 30th, 2021 at 11:59 pm EST.

Complete Sections I, II, and III of the application.

Provide the electronic signature of Project Coordinators.

SECTION I
GARDEN CONTACT INFORMATION

SECTION II

SELECT A BULB, PERENNIAL OR TREE GRANT

Be aware of your site size and implementation capacity when choosing a grant amount. 

What grant are you applying for?

SECTION III
WRITTEN APPLICATION

Answer the following questions and submit the following documents

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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 attend the Dig In! Award Ceremony, complete the planting project to the best of our ability 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