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Friday, October 19, 2012

TD Green Streets grant deadline is December 7, 2012

Green Streets grants   


Tree Canada and TD Friends of the Environment Foundation are accepting applications for the 2013 TD Green Streets grants. Municipalities and Aboriginal communities are encouraged to apply for matching grants of up to $15,000 to help green their local communities through tree planting, maintenance and educational activities, inventory and innovative approaches to municipal forestry. The application deadline is December 7, 2012.



TD Green Streets

TD Green Streets is the flagship program of Tree Canada, and the only nationally-based municipal forestry innovation program in Canada. Since its inception in 1994, almost 500 Canadian municipalities have received Green Streets funding.

TD Green Streets encourages and supports the adoption of leading-edge practices in municipal forestry and is proudly sponsored by the TD Friends of the Environment Foundation.

Since 1990, TD Friends of the Environment Foundation has provided nearly $60 million in funding to over 20,000 community-based environmental projects. Funding recommendations are made by one of over 80 volunteer Advisory Boards across the country, ensuring that decision-making is local, relevant and impactful.

Because TD covers the management and administrative costs of running the Foundation, 100% of every donated dollar supports local environmental projects in the communities in which the donation was made.

Click here to read on about the purpose of TD Green Streets. Click here to learn how to apply for the 2013 campaign.