City now accepting donations to new Phoenix Tree Bank

[Source: City of Phoenix] – ​​​The City of Phoenix’s Tree and Shade Master Plan​ is a roadmap for creating a healthier, more liv​​able, and prosperous 21st Century desert city. With the help of businesses and residents we can cool our city. This tree donation portal provides a vehicle in which funds can be allotted to support the city’s Tree and Shade Master Plan. ​

Follow these steps to make a donation:

  1. Review the current project categories below and decide which one you are interested in donating to.
  2. Click DONATE NOW to complete your donation.
  3. Look for the annual tree report to see completed projects and celebrate a healthier more livable Phoenix.

Note: You the donor acknowledge that your contribution will be pooled with others in the category of your choice and directed toward tree planting within the City of Phoenix as determined by a working group of staff and stakeholders. Funds cannot be directed by the donor to specific projects; however, donors may propose project ideas for future consideration in the “comment” box when they make a donation.

Neighborhoods: Donations to Neighborhoods will add trees to new small and large projects as a part of the city’s “Love your Block” program in partnership with Volunteer Phoenix. Planting classes available through the Citizen Forester Program.

Streetscape and Sidewalks: Donations will be used to plant trees along currently barren streets and sidewalks connecting neighborhoods to schools and nearby stores. High impact locations will be selected by the Urban Forest Implementation Team.

Parks: Donations will be used to plant trees in community parks throughout Phoenix – particularly parks with a limited tree canopy. High priority projects will be selected by the Urban Forest Implementation Team.

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