CHARLOTTE — The Michigan Arbor Day Alliance is offering local units of government, public educational institutions, public libraries, nonprofit organizations, neighborhood associations, churches and tribal governments the opportunity to apply for a Michigan Arbor Day Alliance tree planting grant.

Applicants may request up to $2,000 to fund tree planting projects in their community. Funds may be used to purchase trees. Applicants must show evidence of a 1-to-1 match for anticipated money. This is a statewide grant opportunity for Michigan projects only.

Grant applications are available on the Michigan Arbor Day Alliance’s website. To apply, go to miarbordayalliance.org to download an application. Applications are due by mail no later than April 30, 2019. Plantings must be completed by Dec. 31.

For information, contact Hannah Reynolds, state Arbor Day program coordinator, at miarborday@gmail.com or (517) 543-1512, ext. 5.

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