Fundraising Resources 


GRANT - Available for Tree Planting on Public Land

The National Tree Trust has announced the availability of its 2003 Tree Seedling Grants for planting projects on public land, through its Community Tree Planting Program.  Through this program, local governments, schools, and nonprofits can apply for tree seedlings to plant on public property

with the help of volunteers.  The deadline for applications is May 31, 2002. For more information, click on the following URL:



FUNDING RESOURCES – Directory for Grassroots Groups

Directory of Funding Sources for Grassroots River and Watershed Conservation Groups, $35.  Profiles of private, corporate and federal funding sources for river and Watershed groups. Includes name, address, phone number, contact name, deadlines, and a brief description of each source's particular interests. Contains a section on how to write grant proposals and a bibliography of state and local foundation directories.  2001-2002, 150 pgs, First copy free to Partners, others (or additional copies) $35.  To order, go to the River Network website:


Available Grants


April 26, 2000  

Fundraising Resources (from Pat Byington - BEN, [email protected])   Tony Poderis's Handouts For Fundraising Meetings:  These 1 to 2 page fundraising "How to" fact sheets address issues ranging from planning for fundraising, funding sources, methods for solicitation, prospective donors, rating prospects, and gift acknowledgments.  They provide the tools to educate staff, board members and volunteers about important elements in fundraising.


Inner Secrets of Successful Proposals: Advice on Grant Writing:  This article provides organizations with some of the secret ingredients needed to write a successful grant proposal.  Some of the advice is obvious, but some may provide a few new approaches.

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