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Dig In! Daffodil, Tree and Native Perennial Grant Application
Municipalities

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

APPLICATION GUIDELINES AND ELIGIBILITY


 

ELIGIBILITY: All municipalities in Passaic County

ALL PROJECTS MUST: 

  • Have a minimum of 2 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

 

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 provides up to 10 native trees Eastern Redbud trees

Dig In! Daffodil Bulb Grant

  • Grant is awarded in daffodil bulbs in amounts of 1,000, 3,000 or 5,000

Dig In! Native, Perennial Grant (Available to returning municipality partners only with past grant success and strong maintainence plan)

  • 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 August 10th, 2022 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 OR TREE GRANT

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

Select either tree or daffodil bulb grant

SECTION III
REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

Provide a 400 word narrative of the project. Describe the proposed site, its address, and how the project will provide an identifiable positive impact to your municipality. Describe any local organizations that will be involved in your project and how the project will be implemented and maintained in coming years.

Upload File

If you cannot upload the narrative, please email it to crosario@city-green.org.

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, 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 2 adults committed to the project

  • Completed all sections of the application

  • Submitted all required documents

  • Have all signatures