June 1, 2023

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New City Funding Available for St. Petersburg Tree Planting

| 3/28/2023

St. Petersburg, FL (March 24, 2023) - The City of St. Petersburg is offering grants up to $10,000 each to neighborhood and business associations or organizations interested in planting more trees in their community. The application deadline for the new Neighborhood Tree Matching Mini-Grant Program is 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 12. The program will award funds to applicants who share projects or plans that beautify and enhance a St. Pete neighborhood, business area, and/or the city-at-large with the addition of more trees. "Increasing tree canopy, diversifying tree species, and optimizing the locations of trees on public property continues to be a priority for the City of St. Petersburg," said Allison K. Mihalich, the City's Sustainability and Resilience Officer. "This new program is a way for the City to protect and grow its environment, while also involving neighbors and business owners who care about improving their surroundings."

For more information and application details, please visit www.stpete.org/trees.

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