Past and Current Grant Recipients

ash tree showing signs of EAB with newly planing seeding on either side

2021: Preparing for EAB ($1.2 million from General Fund and $500,000 from Heritage Enhancement Account in the Game and Fish Fund)

DNR received 43 applications with a total request of $2,619,366.56. The grant was open to any local government in Minnesota. Eligible activities included tree removal and tree planting, and associated needs. In total, $1.6 million allocated to communities and $100,000 went to grant administration.

Grantees:

  • Albert Lea: $100,000
  • Anoka: $100,000
  • Anoka County: $100,000
  • Arlington: $26,042.44
  • Eagle Lake: $7,500
  • Fridley: $55,400
  • Hopkins: $28,950
  • Lake St. Croix Beach: $6,419
  • Lakeville: $11,185
  • Lino Lakes: $32,910.86
  • Little Canada: $73,142.70
  • Mankato: $32,500
  • Marine on St. Croix: $8,910
  • Marshall: $93,390
  • Moorhead: $60,000
  • New Hope: $35,000
  • New Ulm: $100,000
  • North Mankato: $50,000
  • Northfield: $92,500
  • Oakdale: $100,000
  • Ramsey County: $72,000
  • Richfield: $99,840
  • Roseville: $50,000
  • Shakopee: $100,000
  • St. Paul Park: $89,310
  • Vadnais Heights : $75,000

2020: Shade Tree Program ($1 million from Bonding)

DNR received 30 applications with a total request of $1,845,999.52. The grant was open to any local government in Minnesota. Eligible activities included tree removal and tree planting, and associated needs. All $1 million was allocated to communities.

Grantees:

  • Brooklyn Park:  $25,000
  • Chanhassen:  $30,745
  • Coon Rapids:  $100,000
  • Dakota County:  $42,250
  • Duluth:  $99,081
  • Eden Prairie:  $42,467
  • Lake City:  $98,212
  • Maplewood:  $45,038
  • Mounds View:  $11,996
  • New Brighton:  $100,000
  • Red Wing:  $94,000
  • Rochester:  $77,385
  • St. Louis Park:  $40,000
  • St. Paul:  $50,000
  • South St. Paul:  $94,500
  • Willmar:  $24,996
  • Winona:  $24,330

2019: Preparing for EAB ($700,000 from General Fund)

DNR received 51 applications for a total request of $3,373,575. The grant was open to any local government in Minnesota. Eligible activities include conducting a tree inventory, developing a management plan that includes an EAB component, and tree and stump removal and tree replacement. In total, $679,000 was allocated to communities and $21,000 went to grant administration.

Grantees:

  • Bayport:  $53,100.00
  • Bemidji:  $14,235.00
  • Brooklyn Park:  $100,000.00
  • Columbia Heights:  $100,000.00
  • Duluth:  $92,400.00
  • Kellogg:  $30,000.00
  • Lake Crystal:  $4,500.00
  • Lakeville:  $25,000.00
  • Mahnomen:  $6,413.00
  • Mankato:  $65,000.00
  • Moorhead:  $50,000.00
  • New Ulm:  $88,352.00
  • Owatonna:  $50,000.00

2019: EAB Community Forest Response Tree Planting ($300,000 from LCCMR)

DNR received 25 applications with a total request of $625,435.29 requested. The grant was open to any local government in Minnesota. Eligible activities included tree planting and associated needs. All $300,000 allocated to communities.

Grantees:

  • Blaine:  $28,364.00
  • Hutchinson:  $30,000.00
  • Maplewood:  $30,000.00
  • Mendota Heights:  $12,715.00
  • Morris:  $16,996.00
  • Rochester:  $30,000.00
  • Roseville:  $30,000.00
  • St. Louis Park:  $30,000.00
  • St. Paul:  $30,000.00
  • Sauk Centre:  $29,500.00
  • West St. Paul:  $25,000.00
  • Winona:  $7,425.00