Anne Arundel County
Community Tree Planting

The Anne Arundel County Forest Conservancy District Board and the Chesapeake Bay Trust announce a partnership to provide small community-based grants (less than $2,500) to help communities and organizations increase the number of trees and tree canopy in neighborhoods, parks, and communities throughout Anne Arundel County. Neighborhood by neighborhood, community stewardship projects are helping to raise public awareness about the health of our region’s tree canopy, watersheds, air quality, streams, rivers, and the Bay, as well as the steps that can be taken to restore and protect them.

What this funds: Community tree plantings and invasive species removal in Anne Arundel County. To see a longer list of potential projects, read the full RFP.

Who can apply: Non-profit organizations, community associations, faith-based organizations and more. See RFP for full list of organizations.

How much can be awarded:
Up to $2,500.

Is match required? Match is encouraged, but not required.

Deadline: Thank you for your interest in the Anne Arundel Community Tree Planting Grant Program. Funds have been expended for this grant cycle but the program will reopen in early 2018

Program Status: This grant program is currently CLOSED. To view the most recent RFP, click here.


Please note that funding partners must receive all proposals six weeks prior to the start of the proposed project. Reimbursement cannot be made for already completed projects. If awarded funding, please allow an additional two weeks to receive your check.

Grant Application Process
The Chesapeake Bay Trust’s grant applications are all submitted through an online system. If you have questions regarding the application process, please contact this program’s grant manager, Jeffrey Popp at 410-974-2941 ext. 103.

Grant Questions & Technical Support

Jeffrey Popp
410-974-2941 x103