Noblesville Tree Planting Grant

Tree Grant

Program Overview

Tree canopy is important for a range of reasons, from stormwater mitigation to mental health. This program will help to enhance the tree canopy in Noblesville.  SMC Corporation has awarded the city funds to put towards the planting of trees in the community and the city matched the amount donated by SMC.  The grant is to provide trees that have the greatest chance of surviving and becoming mature.  Awarded project(s) for grantees should plan on planting trees on or near Arbor Day (April 26, 2024). 

The application manual is meant to be used as a reference while completing the Tree Planting Grant Application Form. The Tree Planting Grant Application and a project site map must be received before January 31, 2024 to be eligible for the grant. To apply online, click here.


Grant Awards 

Applicants may apply for a minimum of five (5) trees and maximum of 20 trees. The trees will be 15–18-gallon size which are approximately six to eight feet tall. In addition to the trees, applicants will receive training and guidance from the Noblesville Tree Board which includes two certified arborists. The annual Arbor Day Proclamation may take place at a project site as well to celebrate.


Grant Timeline

  • ​​December 15, 2023 - January 31, 2024 - Applications are available and can be submitted to the Noblesville Street Department. 
  • January ​31 - ​February 29, 2024 - Review committee will evaluate the applicant’s projects.  
  • ​M​arch 2024 - Approved project(s) will be announced and plans will be finalized.  
  • ​ April 2024 - Weather depending, trees will be delivered at the project site during the last week of April.  Planting will occur on Arbor Day, Friday April 26, 2024, at 2 p.m. if the weather is permissible.  Back updates are April 27 or 28.