Last chance to apply for $5,000 to Gear Up… powered by STIHL!

Gear Up powered by STIHL

Gear Up powered by STIHL, a new program meant to support colleges with arboriculture, forestry and horticulture programs by providing them with the funds needed to purchase materials imperative to proper training – notably, the tools, equipment and PPE that accompanies a tree care education.

If you haven’t completed your application, now’s your chance! This opportunity ends next week on October 5, 2018. Don’t wait – apply now!

Here’s a reminder of what’s at stake: 

What is Gear Up? This program provides FIVE colleges with $5,000 to be used towards the purchase of new STIHL equipment, as well as a STIHL training session to supplement the new gear.

Who qualifies: Colleges with arboriculture, horticulture, urban forestry and other related programs.

How to apply: Visit to complete the online application and tell us how your program would benefit from new equipment.

Deadline: Applications are due October 4, 2019.