Urban and Community Forestry

Program Summary The Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) Program was created to provide funding for projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions by increasing green space, improving the health of and expanding urban forestry, reducing green waste, and fostering more sustainable local food systems. The funding for this program is allocated on annual basis and the amount is determined by the Legislature. Currently the program reserves 100 percent of overall funding for disadvantaged communities.
Administering Agency Agency
First funding year 2015
Investment Area Natural Resources and Waste Diversion
Eligible Projects A variety of projects and programs can be funded through the UCF including: urban tree planting and maintenance, inventories of urban forests and expansion plans, community gardens, diversion of green waste from landfills, and creative green innovation projects.