Foundation / Corporation
Keep New Mexico Beautiful (KNMB)
02/16/18 5:00 PM Receipt
Grants of up to $2,400 to New Mexico nonprofit organizations, government agencies, local governments, and schools for environmental, beautification, and waste reduction activities. Applicants in certain categories must contact program staff prior to applying. Program categories include education, landscaping and native plants, solid waste, litter, recycling, arbor day events, and Keep New Mexico Beautiful Month activities.
Grants are made for solid waste management and litter control activities; native landscaping and beautification activities; and educational recycling activities. Grant applications are available each year.
The Five Grant Categories:
Education grants are provided to assist schools, educators, and youth groups and other organizations and communities.
Projects may include environmental awareness curriculum for students, classroom environmental projects, tree plantings and campus xeriscape projects, educational outdoor gardens, horticulture/nature education, recycling projects, and campus cleanup projects.
Native Plant & Landscaping Grant:
These grants may be used for the creation of low water use plantings, utilizing plants native to the Southwest in a natural setting (NOTE: no planters.) Native tree, native flower, wildflower, and tree/vegetative restoration projects may also be supported.
Solid Waste, Litter Control & Recycling Grant:
These grants may be used for “hands on” projects, trash cleanup, waste audit, creation / expansion of recycling facilities, provision of trash receptacles.
Arbor Day Grant Amount:
Grants in this category are allocated for planting of trees, and tree/vegetation restoration projects.
-Arbor Day is celebrated in New Mexico on the second Friday in March.
-However, with New Mexico’s multiple climate zone, delay in planting might be necessary. Contact KNMB Grant Chair should you need an extension.
KNMB Month Grant:
KNMB Month Grants are provided in April to celebrate Keep New Mexico Beautiful Month in conjunction with Keep America Beautiful Month activities.
-Projects may include: plantings, litter clean up campaigns and landscaping.
-Planting might have to be delayed due to multiple climate zones.
-Contact the KNMB Grant Chair for an extension.
GrantWatch ID#: 149577
KNMB seeks to partner with one KNMB Month grantee and one Arbor Day grantee.
Up to $2,400
Projects must be completed by May 4, 2018.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Michael Woodruff, President
Attn: Grant Applications
3200 Carlisle Blvd NE, Suite 120
Albuquerque, New Mexico 87110
USA: New Mexico
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