Find Nonprofit and Small Business Grants

Advance Search

Only Available for Paid Subscribers
Clear Filters
Search Filters

Neighborhood Beautification Mini-Grant

Grants to Genesee County, Michigan Non-Profits,
Schools and Agencies for Gardening and Cleanup Projects

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

Add to My Calendar 

Keep Genesee County Beautiful, with funding from the Community Foundation of Greater Flint

Conf. Date:


Deadline Date:

03/23/15 5:00 PM


Request a Grant Writer

Grants of up to $1,000 to Genesee County, Michigan non-profits, schools and agencies to improve the visual landscape. Priority is given to initiatives that include beautification through planting of perennials and/or trees, or creating specific visual artwork using plants.

Projects may also include:
- Painting murals
- Graffiti removal and prevention
- Minimization of waste through recycling efforts
- Neighborhood blight cleanup.

Mini-grant funds may NOT be used for any of the following:
- Vegetable gardens or related materials
- Tools (including power tools)
- Gasoline
- Hiring and/or wages for staff or workers
- Cost of watering gardens/plants/trees
- Food and water for volunteers
- Planting at privately owned homes/businesses
- Planting on privately owned vacant lots
- Film and photo processing
- Silk/plastic flowers
- Annuals (petunias, impatiens, marigolds, etc.)
- Plant/tree/shrub not hardy in USDA Zone 5 or lower
- Yard waste bags, garbage bags and gloves (available free by calling KGCB).

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 141609

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

First-time grantees: up to $500.
Past recipients: up to $1,000.

Term of Contract:

Project must be completed by October 16, 2015.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Neighborhood associations, block clubs, community and civic groups, non-profit organizations, K-12 and higher education institutions, places of worship and municipalities doing projects on public spaces may apply.

Pre-proposal Conference:

To ensure that your application is correct and complete, KGCB highly recommends that you take advantage of the Technical Assistance sessions offered. You can get help with any aspect of the application from plant selection, completing your sketch and/or filling out the budget.

Two sessions are offered, either Monday, March 9 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm or Monday, March 16 from 4:00-6:00 pm at the KGCB office at 1509 E. Court Street in Flint, 48503 (located at the back of Woodside Church next to Mott Community College).

Pre-Application Information:

To apply, download the attached guidelines and application form. Complete pages 1-8 of the application with the required original signatures on page 3.

Submit your signed application in its entirety with original signatures by the deadline in order to be considered for funding. Applications may be mailed or dropped off to the KGCB office. Before you drop off an application, call ahead to arrange a time when someone will be in the office to accept it.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Karen West

Keep Genesee County Beautiful
1509 E. Court Street
Flint, MI 48503

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Michigan

Suggested Grants:

Fundraising and Publicity Opportunity for USA, Canada, and International Nonprofits for Cult...

Deadline Ongoing

Fundraising opportunity for USA, Canada, and International nonprofit organizations to host a jazz concert held in honor of their organization or cause. Applicants must contact the funding source prior to applying. In addition to funds raised through concert ticket sales

GrantWatch ID#: 123735

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Address the Climate Crisis and Reduce Inequality

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to reduce social inequality and promote solutions to the climate crisis. Eligible programs will address the areas of racial and economic justice, corporate and political accountability; voice, creativity, and culture; and an inclusi

GrantWatch ID#: 123756

Grants to USA Nonprofits to Protect Natural Resources

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA nonprofit organizations to protect natural resources on land and water in locations around the world. Funding is intended to ensure that activities to acquire metals, gemstones, and corals for design use do not have an adverse impact on the area of origin.

GrantWatch ID#: 126162

Grants to USA, Canada, and International Independent Filmmakers for Feature-Length Films

Deadline 02/08/21

Grants to USA, Canada, and International independent filmmakers for feature-length film projects. Funding is intended to support projects at any production phase from development through post-production. Priority will be given to applications from early career and emerg

GrantWatch ID#: 127055

Grants to Michigan Health Nonprofits in Eligible Areas to Improve Healthcare Services for Ind...

Deadline 08/13/21

Grants to Michigan nonprofit health organizations in eligible locations for programs and projects that benefit indigent children. Funding is intended to provide healthcare services to local disadvantaged children. Previous grants have supported child passenger safety pr

GrantWatch ID#: 128750

Grants to USA National Nonprofits for Arts Education Services for Youth and Children

Deadline 03/16/21 Conference Date: 02/01/21 LOI Date: 02/16/21

Grants to USA national nonprofits to provide high-quality arts education services and projects for youth and children. Applicants are advised to create or verify the required registrations well in advance of the deadline date, and are requested to submit a letter of int

GrantWatch ID#: 129255

Grants to Canada and USA Eligible Medical Residents to Improve the Health and Well-Being of ...

Deadline 01/27/21

Grants of up to $2,000 to Canada, USA, and Territories eligible medical residents for projects to improve children's health and well-being. Funding is intended to meet the health needs of children with a broad-based community approach. Projects must be led by a pediatri

GrantWatch ID#: 129263

Grants to USA and Canada Nonprofits for Projects to Protect Wildlife and Natural Habitats

Deadline 05/01/21

Grants of up to $3,000 to USA and Canada nonprofit organizations for projects to protect wildlife and natural habitats. Funding is intended for campaigns to save specific species and ecosystems. Eligible activities include public policy work, litigation, advocacy, and d

GrantWatch ID#: 129644

Grants to Michigan Nonprofits to Improve the Quality of Life for Local Residents

Deadline 02/28/21

Grants to Michigan nonprofit organizations for programs to improve the quality of life for local residents in eligible locations. Focus areas include education, environment and recreation, culture and the arts, economic development, health, and human services. The geogr

GrantWatch ID#: 130148

Grants to USA and Canada Low-Income Individuals and Families for Financial Assistance

Deadline Ongoing

Grants to USA and Canada individuals and families with low-income for financial assistance. Types of assistance include financial support to offset emergency expenses or to cover the cost of regular monthly bills. Funding is intended for workers and households that are

GrantWatch ID#: 131400