Tree Grant

Application Open: August 1
Submission Deadline: September 15
Award Announced: October 1
Tree Awards Pickup: October 26

The Tree Grant is a non-monetary award that donates trees to be used in beautification projects around the state. The recipient of this grant must plant the donated trees on public spaces (i.e. town/neighborhood entryways, parks, schools, churches) accessible to all citizens. All trees are in 5 gallon nursery pots, 2 to 6 feet in height and 1 to 1 ½ inch in diameter.

ELIGIBLE APPLICANTS

Litter control organizations, beautification groups, government organizations, neighborhood associations and nonprofit organizations in South Carolina are eligible to apply for these trees.

2019 Grant Winners

County Group # of Trees
Pickens City of Easley 100
Greenville City of Greenville 80
Marion City of Marion 90
Laurens Clinton High School Agriculture Education Program 59
Lexington Irmo Middle School / Action for Unity Club 5
Anderson Keep Anderson County Beautiful 97
Charleston Keep Charleston Beautiful 59
Lexington/Richland Keep the Midlands Beautiful 125
Lancaster Lancaster County Parks and Recreation 147
Aiken Megiddo Dream Station 123
Orangeburg Orangeburg County Litter Control 16
Beaufort Palmetto Garden Club 27
Lexington River Bluff High School 30
Lexington Sandhills Primary Elementary 27
York South Pointe High School 20
Aiken Town of Jackson 20
Orangeburg Town of North 30
Dorchester Town of Summerville 47
Fairfield Town of Winnsboro 3
Total Trees Granted 1,046

 

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