Urban Greening Grant Program

The California Natural Resources Agency is no longer accepting concept proposals for Round 3 of the Urban Greening Grant Program. All applicants have been notified on the status of their proposals. Approximately $19.0 million in awards have been funded by this program through the Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund in November 2019.

The Round 3 awards list/press release can be found here.

List of applicants can be found HERE.

The solicitation for Round 4 of the Urban Greening Grant Program is anticipated in March 2020. Sign up for our listserv to stay informed.  

For questions contact us at (916) 653-2812 OR at urbangreening@resources.ca.gov



Urban Green Grant Program Guidelines
Priority Populations Mapping Tool
Urban Greening Program Quantification Methodology
Urban Greening Quantification Calculator Tool
Urban Greening Quantification Instruction Video
i-Tree Streets
i-Tree Planting
Co-Benefit Assessment Methodologies
Fillable Community Engagement Questionnaire
Fillable Climate Adaptation Questionnaire
Job Co-benefit Modeling Tool and User Guide
Water Budget Workbook
Water Use Classification by Landscape Species (WUCOLS)












The Urban Greening Program is part of California Climate Investments, a statewide initiative that puts billions of Cap-and-Trade dollars to work reducing greenhouse gas emissions, strengthening the economy, and improving public health and the environment — particularly in disadvantaged communities.


Primary Phone Number
  • (916) 653-2812
  • Polly Escovedo
Program Managers Deputy Chief, Bonds Fiscal Resources Grant Administrators Grants Support