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What is the TREE Fund?

The TREE Fund works to sustain the world’s urban forests by providing funding for scientific research, education programs, and scholarships related to arboriculture and urban forestry. Through the generous support of corporate and individual sponsors and donors our organization offers:
  • Funding for scientific research into critical urban tree care issues
  • Funding for arboriculture education programs
  • Scholarships for aspiring arborists
TREE Fund grants contribute to improvements in arboriculture and urban forestry, and support educational programs. Our research priority areas are:
  • Root and Soil Management
  • Planting and Establishment
  • Plant Health Care
  • Risk Assessment and Worker Safety
  • Urban Forestry
TREE Fund scholarships help students who are interested in careers in arboriculture and urban forestry to pursue their dreams.

Researchers

Find funding for research projects that benefit people, trees & the environment.
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Educators & Students

Apply for college scholarships, educational/curriculum grants and more …
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Trees win & you could too!

April 20-25, every $50 gift to the STIHL Tour des Trees earns you a chance to win a beautiful handcrafted catalpa bowl. Donate today!

Trees are not an amenity that can be neglected when the economy gets tight. This is a way to provide for their care into the future, and to make sure that the safety programs that protect our workforce continue to evolve. I didn’t make this decision [to become a Heritage Oak Society member] because I was asked; I did it because it’s important. We all have a role to play in planning for the future of our trees.

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