Grants of up to $5,000 to Kentucky and Virginia nonprofit organizations and local government agencies for tree planting projects. Funding is intended for projects in urban and non-urban parks, parkways, forests, and highways. Applicants must be located in the service areas of LG&E and KU.
Applicants must demonstrate that mature trees resulting from their efforts will not interfere with utility lines.
The Plant for the Planet program is modeled after the United Nations Environment Program's (UNEP) Plant for the Planet: Billion Tree Campaign. The purpose of UNEP's tree-planting effort is to bring individuals, communities and businesses together to collectively plant over one billion trees worldwide each year.
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