Minnesota's future forests fund

Program Purpose: To solicit tax deductible donations for the Future Forests Fund to plant and care for trees on state land throughout Minnesota.

Eligible Projects: The DNR's Division of Forestry dedicates all donations to plant and care for trees. Administrative fees are not deducted from the gift. Contributors can use this program as a memorial to a loved one, as a holiday or birthday gift alternative, or as a way to give something back to the environment.

Who May Apply: Public and private groups, corporations, and individuals.

Priorities: Planting and caring for trees on state land.

Level of Assistance: Not applicable.

General Information: This program was developed in 1991 to encourage and enable individuals and corporations to contribute to tree planting efforts on state land. Since its beginning, the program has received nearly $22,000 in donations and has planted nearly 79,000 seedlings.

How to Apply: To make a contribution, send your check made payable to the Minnesota DNR to:

Future Forests Fund, DNR Division of Forestry
500 Lafayette Road, Box 44
St. Paul, MN 55155-4044

If you have any questions, contact:

Meg Hanisch, Public Affairs Specialist
500 Lafayette Road, Box 44
St. Paul, MN 55155-4044
phone: 651-259-5265
fax: 651-296-5954
email: meg.hanisch@state.mn.us

Please allow two to three weeks for delivery of recognition materials. All contributions are tax deductible to the full extent provided by law.

Other Related Programs:
Minnesota Valley Heritage Registry
P.O. Box 20244
Bloomington, MN 55420
phone: 612-854-5900