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Green Bag Grant Program

Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) and H-E-B, Central Market

Agency: Foundation

GrantWatch ID #137935

Grant Description

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Grants of up to $3,000 to Texas affiliates of the funding source to support new and established environmental programs Funding is intended for projects and activities that promote conservation and sustainability, and that can be implemented in both formal and informal educational settings. Eligible applicants are KTB affiliates in an H-E-B/Central Market service area.

Projects can fall within the following categories: 

  • Beautification/Community Greening
  • Litter Prevention
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Wildlife/Species Protection
  • Waste Reduction
  • Water Conservation

Special consideration for all awards will be given to projects that:

  •  Involve schools, scouts, or other youth groups
  •  Partner with local H-E-B/Central Market stores
  •  Serve low-income or underserved populations

Project concepts could include, but are not limited to:

  •  Education (formal/informal) and outreach
  •  Implementation of programs

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Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are KTB affiliates in H-E-B/Central Market service areas with Gold Star, Silver Star, or Good Standing affiliate status. While not a requirement, affiliates are strongly encouraged to partner with local schools, youth groups, H-E-B stores, recreational venues, government agencies, and/or community organizations.

Funds may not be used for the following purposes:
- Governmental or corporate recycling programs
- Repayment of existing debt or obligations
- Payment of organizational overhead
- Legal fees
- Loan or bank fees
- Subsidization of existing contracts
- Ongoing staff expenses
- Pass-through grants
- Field Trips

Pre-Application Information:

- September 12, 2022: Applications open
- September 29, 2022: Application(s) must be received by KTB by 5 p.m. CST
- October 28, 2022: Winners will be notified and grant funds distributed
- July 21, 2023: Projects must be complete and grant funds spent
- August 18, 2023: Final report form must be received by KTB

Multiple projects in a community may be funded, but a separate application must be received for each distinct project.

Additional Funding Information:

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

The minimum grant award is $500, and the maximum award is $3,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed and funding spent by June 21, 2023.

Contact Information:

Apply online:

Direct questions to
Sara Walters

Keep Texas Beautiful
8850 Business Park Drive, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78759

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