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Dig In! Daffodil & Tree Grant Application

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

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.

 

NOT ELIGIBLE:

  • 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: elatham@city-green.org for school garden inquiries and Liz Kleisner, City Sprouts Manager at: lkleisner@city-green.org for educational youth programing.

  • Commercial for-profit entities and private residences are not eligible for funding.

 

GRANT REQUIREMENTS

  • 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

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

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

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.

SECTION I
GARDEN CONTACT INFORMATION

SECTION II

SELECT A BULB 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
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

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 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