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The Indiana Urban Forest Council, established in 1991, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the public awareness of protecting, expanding and improving Indiana's urban forests. The Council serves as a resource and liaison concerning urban forestry issues within the state and nation.

Trees provide services like filtering pollution, slowing stormwater runoff, increasing property value, and shading buildings in the summer. Learn more by watching the video.
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Thank you, Thank you, Thank you! 
Our Board Fundraising Challenge Grant will be fully matched by the challenging donor who challenged us to raise $15,000 in new dollars.  As a team we raised $15,046 in 2014, with the match that will be $30,046. This has been our most successful year yet! A very special thank you to all the new donors, new private grants, new partnerships and our challenger.
Emerald Ash Borer Increase 
Read the latest press release from the DNR concerning the new infested counties. 
Funding Opportunities 
Here is a list of grants that may help with your projects. Many of them have application deadlines this month. 
NUCFAC Wants Your Input 
Last year, the National Urban and Community Forestry Advisory Council (Council) polled attendees at the Partners in Community Forestry Conference in Pittsburgh and learned that you'd like to have more input into Council activities.  We listened to your feedback and have worked diligently this year to gather additional input from our Urban and Community Forestry (UCF) constituencies throughout the country.  As we prepare to finalize the 2016 UCF Challenge Cost Share Grant Program, please take the time to complete this brief survey and help inform the categories for our next grant cycle! 

This is different from the 10-Year Urban Forestry Action Plan survey. Let your voice be heard!

Webinar: 3 Design Issues that Impact Long Tern Health of Urban Trees 
Wednesday, December 10, 1:00-2:00 PM EST. The three decisions of spacing between trees, size of the tree opening, and water harvesting into soil below paving will be discussed by James Urban in this webinar.
2015 IUFC Arbor Day Poster Contest Begins 
Registration for this 5th Grade poster contest has officially begun and lasts through mid-April 2015. More details regarding lesson plans and specific rules will be posted in a few days.
Click here to go to the online registration form. There is some more information on our Education page.
Building Blocks for Sustainable Communities 
EPA grantee Project for Public Spaces and its partner Livability Solutions will provide free technical assistance to help 8-10 communities address challenges working towards becoming more livable and sustainable. Click here for information
Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program 
The Five Star & Urban Waters Restoration Grant Program seeks to develop community capacity to sustain local natural resources for future generations by providing modest financial assistance to diverse local partnerships. 
This RFP closes February 2, 2015. ‚ÄčThe funding opportunity supports green infrastructure and urban forest restoration projects in communities.

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Indiana Urban Forest Council
P.O. Box 30663  
Indianapolis, Indiana 46230 
Tele: 317.517.9180