Deadline: 15 September 2019
Tree Fund has announced a 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. Examples may include application of new approaches to research questions, or application of new expertise involving novel disciplinary or interdisciplinary perspectives.
In 2019, TREE Fund’s John Z. Duling Grant program will be focused specifically on plant health care, to include such sample areas of inquiry as (this list is not all-inclusive):
- Pest/pathogen biology and management;
- Resistance breeding;
- Decay assessment;
- Tree injection;
Projects are expected to be completed within one to three years with a maximum grant award of $25,000.
- 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.
How to Apply
Applicants should send an email containing a brief Letter of Inquiry (LOI) of no more than 100 words description of their project title and concept at the address given on the website.
For more information, please visit https://treefund.org/researchgrants/duling