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1404 Goodale Boulevard, Suite 100
Columbus, OH 43212
Phone: (614) 486-9613
Fax: (614) 486-9614

Grants Overview

Due to our various funding sources, we have multiple grant programs. These are the grants we have available for 2024. 

  • Urban Ag Critical Infrastructure Grant - Available to for-profit and non-profit growers in Franklin County on 5 acres or less. This grant was created to increase infrastructure that helps local farms and community gardens to scale up their production and distribution such as high tunnels, water service, cold/dry storage, and market stands. Up to $15,000 per project. Application window is currently closed; apps were accepted 12/15/23 - 2/1/2024. 
  • Conservation Mini-Grants - Available to 501c nonprofits for conservation projects in Franklin County. Up to $2,000 per project. Eligible projects include green infrastructure, stormwater reduction and filtration, rain gardens, habitat improvement, invasive species removal, native plantings, and soil improvements. Applications will be accepted Feb 1 - Feb 29
  • Columbus Tree Assistance Program (TAP) - Available to civic associations, neighborhood associations, HOAs, area commissions, and organized groups of landowners seeking to plant native trees and increase tree canopy cover within Columbus city limits. Up to $2,000 per project. Applications will be accepted Feb 1 - Feb 29.
  • Columbus Business Rebates - Available to businesses, nonprofits, and not-for-profit organizations for green infrastructure and stormwater runoff reduction projects within Columbus city limits. Eligible projects include rainwater collection, rain gardens, native plants, and stormwater retrofits or maintenance. Up to $2,500 per project. Applications will be accepted March 1 - March 31
Organizations can apply for multiple programs (i.e TAP & mini-grant) for different projects (i.e. residential tree planting project & rain garden project). Projects may only be awarded from one program.


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If you have questions, call our office at 614-486-9613 or email us.