TD Green Streets supports innovative practices in community forestry. Through the program, municipalities are eligible to receive one of ten $20,000 grants in support of local forestry projects in low- to moderate-income (LMI) neighborhoods.
To be eligible for a TD Green Streets grant, municipalities must be current Arbor Day Foundation Tree City USA®-recognized communities within TD Bank’s footprint.
Up to 50 percent of the proposed funding can be used to purchase new trees.
TD Green Streets grant applications will be reviewed by representatives from Arbor Day Foundation and TD and evaluated on the following weighted criteria:
Innovation (25%) – demonstrated understanding of the purpose of the program and in designing a program that promotes innovative, sustainable practices and tools that benefit the community's urban forest management plan.
Partnership/Community Involvement (40%) – demonstrated ability to involve the community, non-profit organizations, volunteers, corporate sector, etc., in the program.
Technical Training/Education (15%) - a commitment to the training and continuing education of community staff and volunteers through workshops, accreditation, conferences, etc.
Maintenance (15%) – a maintenance plan to ensure survivability of new trees.
Evaluation (5%) – a system in place to evaluate the success of the program.
The application deadline for the 2013 TD Green Streets program is January 31, 2013.
Application Worksheet (an application may be printed as a worksheet but the final application MUST be submitted online. Paper applications will not be accepted.)
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