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Every Tree Counts Special Project Grants

September 21, 2018
Every Tree Counts is a collective movement in Toronto to grow our city's tree canopy cover. With funding support from the City of Toronto, Toronto Parks and Trees Foundation provides grants to make it easier for all Toronto residents to participate in tree planting and tree care.

The Special Projects Grants are intended to increase tree canopy cover in publically-accessible spaces on private land* within the boundaries of the City of Toronto, by expanding and strengthening the reach and/or impact of an existing, proven project or program in the advanced stages of planning. These eforts support the Every Tree Counts movement to increase tree cover in Toronto.

*For the purposes of this grant, "public" refers to the public road allowances or right of way, parks, ravines and natural areas under management by the City of Toronto. "Private" refers to lands that are not covered under this definition of public land, and includes lands owned by City agencies or corporations, or other government entities.

Registered charities or qualified donees are eligible to apply. Not-for-profit organizations that are not a registered charity or qualified donee can apply provided they have a partnership with a registered charity.

Ineligible Organizations or Groups:
  • Grant-making or third-party fundraising organizations
  • Individuals or for-profit businesses or ventures
  • Political or lobby groups
  • landlord/tenant and condominium corporations
  • TPTF grantees currently executing funded projects
Interested applicants can request further information by emailing Applications due October 26, 2018 at 5:00pm.