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Keep Mississippi Beautiful (KMB) Individual Achievement Awards

Awards to Mississippi Individuals to Recognize
Outstanding Community Beautification Initiatives

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Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Keep Mississippi Beautiful (KMB)

Deadline Date:

03/16/18 Emailed by Midnight or Postmarked

Description:

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Awards to Mississippi individuals to recognize outstanding contributions to environmental stewardship and community beautification. Candidates must demonstrate leadership in the areas of recycling and waste reduction, litter cleanup or prevention, or community improvement and beautification. These awards recognize those who have committed themselves to supporting cleaner, greener, and more beautiful communities. Awards will be presented at Keep Mississippi Beautiful Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2018 in Jackson, MS.

Award Categories:

1) Mayor of the Year Award: Honors a mayor in Mississippi who helps promote Keep Mississippi Beautiful’s mission.

2) Law Enforcement Official of the Year Award: Honors a law enforcement official in Mississippi who helps promote Keep Mississippi Beautiful’s mission.

3) Pat Fordice Award: Honors a leader of beautification, recycling and litter cleanup in Mississippi. This award is given in honor of the former First Lady who was a dedicated supporter of Keep Mississippi Beautiful.

4) Louise Godwin Award: Keep Mississippi Beautiful’s top award. Honors a veteran leader of beautification, recycling and litter cleanup in Mississippi. This award is given in honor of one of the founders of Keep Mississippi Beautiful, Louise Godwin.

5) Ron Aldridge Volunteer of the Year Award: Honors a dedicated volunteer, who brings his or her roll-up-their-sleeves, get-the-job-done attitude to Keep Mississippi Beautiful projects.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 177838

Number of Grants:

5 Awards total; 1 award in each category

Term of Contract:

These awards recognize accomplishments in 2017.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Awards are made to mayors, law enforcement officials, individuals, and volunteers.

Pre-Application Information:

Nominations are due March 16, 2018.

Awards will be presented at Keep Mississippi Beautiful Awards Ceremony on April 12, 2018 in Jackson.

Contact Information:

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

Email application materials to: neeley@keepmsbeautiful.com

Or mail to:

Keep Mississippi Beautiful
208 Key Drive, Suite B
Madison, MS 39110

(800) 545-3764

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Mississippi