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Grant Management Services

The TREE Fund offers professional grant management and administration services for a nominal fee to organizations serving the arboriculture industry.

By investing your grant and/or scholarship funds with the TREE Fund you receive:

  • Assurance that all IRS grant-making criteria are being met
  • Reduction in time spent on grants administration
  • Option to participate in the grant-making decision process
  • Professional asset management
  • Professional marketing of your fund

 

The TREE Fund’s team of experienced asset- and grant-management professionals will ensure that your fund:

  • Meets federal standards for accountability and transparency
  • Meets IRS criteria for:
    • Objective and non-discriminatory selection of grant recipients
    • Reasonable assurance that  grantees will fulfill the obligations of the award
    • Full documentation of the award process

Our grant making policies and procedures are documented, reviewed and strictly enforced by by our Research Committee. Led by an esteemed academic researcher, our Research Committee members represent every sector of the arboriculture industry.

For more information about transferring the administration of your grant/scholarship fund to the TREE Fund, contact the TREE Fund President/CEO.

Apply Today!

Online applications for the $100,000 TREE Fund Research Fellowship Grant are due Nov. 3.

While I neither do research nor receive funding from the TREE Fund, my work could not exist without it. TREE Fund-supported research into structural soils, tree staking, transplanting, pruning, and tree preservation all have influenced my work in developing better techniques for urban tree planting designs, and have given me the confidence to write, lecture about, utilize and recommend new approaches.

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