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Neighborhood Beautification Grants

Grants to Denton, Texas Nonprofits and Individuals to
Improve and Beautify Neighborhoods and Public Spaces

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Keep Denton Beautiful (KDB)

Deadline Date:

10/16/17 5:00 PM

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,000 to Denton, Texas nonprofits, individuals, and neighborhood groups for community beautification and neighborhood improvement projects, and projects that generate neighborhood pride. Sample projects include mural art, neighborhood entryway landscaping and signs, community garden projects, and place making or pop-up events.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 159554

Estimated Total Program Funding:

$2,500

Estimated Size of Grant:

Applicants may request up to $1,000 per project, per grant year.

Term of Contract:

All funding must be spent within 6 months of the date it is received (variances will be granted on a case-by-case basis).

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Applications will be accepted from neighborhoods, schools, non-profits, and community-based groups. Applicant groups do not have to be incorporated or formally organized.

To be eligible, groups must meet the following criteria:
- Applicants must represent a specific neighborhood or organization and have assembled a team of people willing to work together on the project;
- Projects must align with the Keep Denton Beautiful mission: “to engage our community in creating a clean and beautiful Denton;”
- Project location must be in the Denton city limits. If the proposed project site is on private property, applicants must obtain written permission from the property owner to complete the project before applying for funds from KDB;
- While it is preferable that projects take place within a neighborhood area, KDB will consider any project that plans, and seeks to maximize positive benefits, for adjacent neighborhood areas;
- Applicant groups must have a plan for long-term sustainability of the project.

Requests for operating funds, seed funding for nonprofit or for-profit entities, or capital funding will not be considered through this program.

Pre-Application Information:

Awarded groups will receive funds by no later than December 2017. Awarded groups must schedule and attend a Project Implementation Training with a Keep Denton Beautiful staff member prior to starting their project.

Contact Information:

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

Apply online: http://kdb.org/programs/beautification/neighborhood-beautification-grants/apply-for-a-neighborhood-beautification-grant/

Submit to:
Keep Denton Beautiful, Inc.
608 E. Hickory Street, Suite 130
Denton, TX 76205

For more information, contact:
Keep Denton Beautiful
(940) 349-8737
volunteer@kdb.org

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Denton