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Community Clean-up Grant

In-Kind Grants to Hillsborough County, Florida
Communities for Litter and Waste Disposal

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Hillsborough County, Office of Neighborhood Relations, and the Public Utilities Department

Deadline Date:

09/30/18 - Applications are accepted on a continuous basis through the deadline and are due at least 30 days prior to the event.


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In-kind grants to Hillsborough County, Florida neighborhood and homeowner associations, crime watch programs, and special taxing districts for community cleanup events. Events are intended to engage residents in preserving neighborhood property values, upkeeping their communities, and reducing factors that contribute to crime. The program encourages members of neighborhood associations to conduct clean-up projects in their community.

The Department invites neighborhood leaders to propose projects that will beautify their area and provide residents an opportunity to dispose of large household items not eligible for normal trash pick-up. Residents must provide the labor as an in-kind contribution to proposed projects.

Applications must identify a specific area for cleanup and give evidence of resident involvement and concurrence.

Things to Consider:
-The Department will award a maximum of 5 roll-off dumpsters per application
-The bins are strictly for homeowners
-Commercial services or sub-contractors can't dump any items

Acceptable Requests:
-Refrigerators, ovens, water heaters, steel and other metals, furniture, construction debris, and tires. Separate all items by type and placed into separate roll-off trash bins.
-You can dispose of yard waste, if you order a separate container for it. Do not put yard waste in plastic bags. If there are any plastic bags for the yard waste, the Department will not pick-up that roll-off.
-Put appliances and other metal items in one roll-off.
-Place appliances containing Freon either in a separate container, or grouped in one area of the appliance container.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 171424

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Neighborhood, Civic, Homeowner Associations, Crime Watch Programs and Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County are eligible.

For-profit service providers and local government entities are not eligible.

Pond clean-up applications will not be approved.

Not Eligible:
-Items normally picked upon regular trash days 
-Waste from commercial activity
-Hazardous waste such as: paint, household chemicals, batteries, propane tanks

Pre-Application Information:

Your neighborhood must register with the Office of Neighborhood Relations before your application will be considered. More information about registrations may be found here:

Applications will be accepted on a continuous basis. You must submit your application by September 30 of each year.

Allow at least 30 days between submission of your application and the date of your planned neighborhood cleanup.

Contact Information:

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

For further information, contact:

Patti Conover
(813) 272-5977 ext. 43924

Submit the completed application by dropping-off or mailing to:

County Center
Office of Neighborhood Relations
601 E. Kennedy Blvd., 28th Floor
Tampa, FL 33602

You can also email or fax your application:
Fax: (813) 272-7078

Additional Contact Information:
Phone: (813) 272-5860

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Florida: Hillsborough County