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The 2017-18 Neighborhood Beautification Grants application opens August 1st! Read below for more details and eligibility information.

Apply for up to $1,000 in grant funding to beautify your neighborhood!

The 2017-18 Neighborhood Beautification Grants application opens August 1, 2017.

Apply for a grant

Ready to apply?

Be sure to read the guidelines and program information below, then complete your application one of two ways:

  1. Online Application
  2. Request a hard copy or PDF version of the application: Celia@kdb.org.

 

Applications and all supporting materials are due by 5 p.m. on Monday, October 16, 2017.

About Neighborhood Beautification Grants

KDB’s Neighborhood Beautification Grants Program provides up to $2,500 in project funding each year for neighborhoods, nonprofits, and other community groups seeking to achieve one or more of the following:

  • Improve neighborhood public spaces;
  • Beautify the community;
  • Nurture a shared sense of neighborhood identity and community pride.

Basic guidelines are as follows:

  • Applicants may request up to $1,000 per project, per grant year for projects that beautify or improve a neighborhood area, or otherwise make a tangible contribution to a healthier, more vibrant community;
  • Individuals, neighborhood groups (formally or informally organized), and non-profit organizations are eligible to apply;
  • Applicants are strongly encouraged to determine property ownership for proposed project sites, and obtain owner permission to complete the project prior to applying for funds;
  • Requests for operating funds, seed funding for nonprofit or for-profit entities, or capital funding will not be considered through this program;
  • Sample projects include: neighborhood entryway signs and landscaping; community garden projects; place making/pop-up events; mural art; and more!

Applicant Resources

Applicant resources:

For other resources, such as a hard copy of the application or examples of past projects, please contact KDB at (940) 349-8737, or email volunteer@kdb.org.

This program is generously supported by: