Texas A&M Forest Service

Community Forestry Grants


The Texas A&M Forest Service Urban & Community Forestry Program helps communities develop sustainable programs that provide Texans with healthy trees and forests. The Texas A&M Forest Service’s Community Forestry Grant Program will soon be accepting proposals for the 2024 competitive grant program.

Healthy urban & community forests are essential to the economic, environmental, physical and mental well-being of all Texans. The grant categories for this year include Schoolyard Forests, Community Greening, Municipal Foresters, Tree City USA, Climate Resiliency, Human Health Equity and Accessibility, and Tree Plantings.

Eligible entities for community forestry grants must be public or non-profit. Examples include, but are not limited to, State and local governmental agencies, Public education institutions, NGO or non-profit (501c3), Public utility districts (PUD, MUD, etc.). Individuals, businesses and federal agencies are not eligible.

How to Apply

Applications will be opening in early December 2023 and closing in Mid-February 2024.

More information regarding the Community Forestry Grant applications coming soon!

Urban Forestry Grant Application Information & Forms +

Guidance Document +

This Guidance Document is a manual developed and created to support applicants interested in Texas A&M Forest Service Community Forestry Grants. The Guidance Document is available to all applicants and is considered a living document, where topical periodic updates will occur to facilitate the application process and make it more transparent to potential applicants. These updates will be reflected in the version number on the first page of the Guidance Document and e-notified via our Community Forestry Grants Newsletter.


Request For Proposals +

The Request For Proposals (RFP) details the grant categories, eligibility, deadlines, requirements, and application timeframe. Appendix A outlines proper planting guidelines and requirements.



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Helpful Resources

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Informational Flyer for this year’s grants!

Funding Connector Tool

About Urban Forestry

Texas A&M Forest Service Contacts

Mac Martin
Program Leader

Kate Faris
Grants Specialist