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Программа грантов имени Джона З. Дулинга от TREE Fund 2020

 

 

The TREE Fund is seeking applications for its John Z. Duling Grant Program to provide start-up or seed funding to support innovative research and technology transfer projects that have the potential of benefiting the everyday work of arborists.

John Z. Duling Grants may be used to support exploratory work in the early stages of untested, but potentially transformative, research ideas and approaches.

Funding Information

        Projects are expected to be completed within one to three years with a maximum grant award of $25,000.

Suggested Areas

In 2020, TREE Fund’s John Z. Duling Grant program will be focused specifically on urban forest management. Suggested areas of inquiry are (but are not limited to):

        Inventory and/or resource assessment;

        Development of management guidelines;

        Establishment, quantification and/or maintenance of ecosystem services;

        Pest/pathogen management;

        Assessing/maximizing returns on investments in urban forests;

        Etc.

Submission Process

Staff will screen all applications for applicant eligibility, word counts, alignment with TREE Fund mission, and compliance with minimum requirements, then forward compliant applications to TREE Fund’s Research and Education Committee. Members of this committee will score your proposal as follows:

        Qualifications of the investigative team: 10 points

        Potential impact of the project: 25 points

        Approach: 35 points

        Dissemination plan: 10 points

        Feasibility: 15 points

        Discretionary: 5 points.

        Total Maximum Possible Score: 100 points.

TREE Fund does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, gender, sexual orientation, disability or national or ethnic origin. Current trustees of TREE Fund or any member of the family of any such trustee are ineligible to receive grants from TREE Fund.

Deadline: 15-Sep-20 For more information, visit https://treefund.org/researchgrants/duling