Funding brief: The Jack Kimmel International Grant Program, championed by the Canadian TREE Fund, honors the late Jack Kimmel who was the former Director of Parks for the City of Toronto. He is remembered for his contribution of 46 years of leadership to the ISA and its Ontario chapter. Jack Kimmel grants provide much needed funding to arboriculture and urban forestry researchers all over the world. This grant is administered by TREE Fund, with participation from the Canadian TREE Fund in the evaluation process.
These grants are available to researchers whose work is primarily outside of the United States. Projects are expected to be completed within one to two years. Grant award amounts are limited to a maximum of $10,000 and will vary depending upon the adjudged value of the project relative to the needs of the arboriculture community. No project may receive more than one award from this program. Due to the similarity of the Jack Kimmel International Grant and John Z. Duling Grant, applicants may submit to only one of these programs per unique project funding cycle.
Donor Name: Tree Fund
Funding name: Jack Kimmel International Grant Program
Deadline: TREE Fund will accept completed applications only between August, 1st to October 1st, 2019. To apply, send an email containing a brief Letter of Inquiry (LOI) of no more than 100 words describing your project title and concept to before September, 15th, 2019.
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Funding limit: Grant award amounts are limited to a maximum of $10,000 and will vary depending upon the adjudged value of the project relative to the needs of the arboriculture community.
Special Notes: Please contact with the donor directly for further clarification and understanding.
Project start date: Not Found
Project duration: Projects are expected to be completed within one to two years
Eligible organization: As below
Eligibility: 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.
TREE Fund does not fund the following types of projects, and will not accept applications for such work:
● Grants to individuals;
● Projects that are primarily municipal tree surveys or assessments;
● Tree planting programs;
● Studies of individual tree species for the primary purpose of agricultural or timber/forest planting yield;
● Commercial tree- or soil-related product testing primarily for the benefit of the company that manufactures the product.
Eligible Country: No Country Bar Found (Open to all regions)
Submission mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
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How to apply: Upon completion of this application form, you will save a Word version for your records, then create a PDF version of the completed document with title in the format “PI Surname, Grant Program, Application Number” (e.g. “Smith, Kimmel, #19-023”), and email it as an attachment to email@example.com with a PDF of PI and Co-PI (if applicable) CVs. Staff will confirm receipt of your application at that time.
In addition to contact and CV information for the PI, Co-PI(s), and any student assistants, applicants will need the following information to complete the form. Note well that word count limits are firm and absolute. Exceeding word counts may result in your application being rejected before review. Applicants should compose their text in Word or related systems that allow counts to be confirmed before they are placed in the application form.
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