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Applications for Spring 2019 Openlands TreePlanters Grants now open

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Openlands TreePlanters Grants provide new trees to communities in the City of Chicago and the near south suburbs. The grants encourage resiliency both through planting trees and creating or reaffirming a network of neighbors to work together. Communities are asked to organize themselves, find sufficient places to plant 10 – 40 trees, meet their neighbors, reach out and invite their elected officials, and create a successful event to learn about benefits of trees and the proper way to plant and maintain their new trees. Read more.

 Learn more about eligibility and how to apply. Applications are due by March 1, 2019.

The Tribune reports a related story, “Nonprofit using $1 million grant to bring people together, plant more trees in the Southland.”

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