TreePeople Awarded $15.6 Million to Green LA County Schools

Through a combination of grants, TreePeople will transform 17 LA County schools.
TreePeople Receives $1.9 Million Inaugural Grant from the Bezos Earth Fund for Urban Greening

The Earth Fund commits a total of $12 million to the Los Angeles area to enhance communities with more parks, trees, and community gardens
Beck, Courtney Barnett, Devendra Banhart and more celebrate 50 years of TreePeople with special concert event.

Southern California-based environmental non-profit TreePeople rang in its golden anniversary on May 21st at their newly reopened S. Mark Taper Foundation Amphitheatre with performances from Beck, Van Dyke Parks, Courtney Barnett, Devendra Banhart, Blake Mills, Mary Latti...
TreePeople launches 500-tree planting project in Rialto this Earth Day

(LOS ANGELES) - TreePeople will launch a two-year tree planting effort in Rialto’s Bud Bender Park this Earth Day, April 22, with the help of more than 100 community volunteers with the goal of significantly increasing the area’s canopy by 2025.The event, where volunteer...
TreePeople urges legislators to reinstate funding for essential equity-focused climate resiliency programs.

(LOS ANGELES) – The Fiscal Year 2023-2024 California Budget proposal released by Gov. Gavin Newsom this week forecasts an estimated $22.5 billion deficit, resulting in proposed funding cuts to numerous programs across dozens of state departments and agencies.  While the ...
California Legislature approves historic investment in school greening
The California Legislature and Gov. Gavin Newsom this week agreed to a historic investment of$150 million over two years to green schools across the state–a 200 percent increase from the$50 million the Administration proposed in May. The move comes as six million school ...
As Extended Extreme Heat Scorches Schools, Governor Newsom’s Administration and State Legislators to Highlight Historic $150 Million Investment to Help Green California Schools



TreePeople unites the power of trees, people, and nature-based solutions to grow a more climate-ready Southern California. The organization inspires, engages and supports people to take personal responsibility for the urban environment, facilitates collaboration among government agencies, and promotes leadership in grassroots volunteers, students and communities. In this way, TreePeople seeks to build a powerful and diverse coalition to grow a greener, healthier and more water-secure Southern California for present and future generations. For more information, visit