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$900,000 available in Trees for Clean Water Grant Program

The Virginia Department of Forestry has announced the availability of approximately $900,000 in grant funding through the current cycle of the Virginia Trees for Clean Water Grant Program. Supported by the Virginia Water Quality Improvement Fund, the VTCW Grant Program is designed to improve water quality across Virginia by encouraging tree-planting efforts where they are needed most and raise awareness of their benefits.

This cycle of grant funds will be used for projects occurring this fall and during the spring of 2023. Grants may be awarded to civic groups, communities, local governments, tribal organizations, non-profit organizations, neighborhood associations, public educational institutions, state agencies and volunteer groups.

The deadline for applications is 4:30 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 25.

Projects funded through the VTCW Grant Program include tree-planting activities of all types. Applications are accepted in the form of a proposal. The recommended funding range for...

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