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Healthy Communities Grant (HCG)

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits, Agencies, and
Schools to Address Local Environmental Issues

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB)

LOI Date:

02/12/19

Deadline Date:

03/25/19 5:00 PM Receipt and Postmarked by Date

Description:

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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $8,000 to Louisiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, universities, and civic organizations to promote recycling and environmental stewardship. Interested applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. The Funding Source supports strong, action-oriented programs that demonstrate a clear commitment to community education, volunteer engagement and behavior change.

The purpose of the grant program is to fund projects that have a sustainable and measurable impact on one or more of the identified focus areas. Focus areas include litter and waste reduction, recycling, reusing, litter enforcement, and environmental education as it relates to KLB’s mission.

HCG funds must be used to reduce litter and waste, increase recycling and reusing, support litter law enforcement, and educate students and the general public on environmental issues related to KLB’s mission.


GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180029

Estimated Size of Grant:

$2,500 to $8,000

Term of Contract:

The Healthy Community Grant period runs from August 1, 2019 to May 1, 2020.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Louisiana non-profit 501(c)(3) organizations, governmental agencies, schools and universities, KAB affiliates, and pre-certified affiliates located in Louisiana are eligible to apply.

Individuals, KLB board members and staff are not eligible.

Gardening projects, tree planting, computers, electronics, printers, travel expenses, food and beverage, registration fees, cash awards, expenses associated with fundraising activities, and projects conducted on private property will not be funded.

Keep America Beautiful affiliates requesting trash receptacles, cleanup supplies, or environmental education workshops must apply using Trash Receptacle Affiliate Grant, Cleanup Supplies Grant, or Environmental Education Affiliate Grant.

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:

- The HCG Letter of Intent will be accepted by mail or email from January 15, 2019 to February 12, 2019. Letters will not be accepted after midnight Central Time on February 12, 2019.
- KLB will issue invitations to apply for the HCG by email on or before February 19, 2019.
- Those who receive an invitation to apply may submit an online grant application for funding consideration on or before March 25, 2019. Grant requests must be for the same project/program outlined in the approved Letter of Intent.

This is a reimbursement grant. At least a 10% cash match or in-kind donation is required. Reimbursements will be dispersed, upon receiving proper receipts and reports on December 13, 2019 and May 1, 2020.

Contact Information:

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

Letter of Intent may be emailed to programs@keeplouisianabeautiful.org
or mailed to:
Keep Louisiana Beautiful, 902 Coffee St.
Mandeville, LA 70448

Apply Online: https://www.cognitoforms.com/KeepLouisianaBeautiful1/_20172018HealthyCommunitiesGrantApplication

For more information, contact
Cabell Mouton
504-495-7734
email programs@keeplouisianabeautiful.org

Keep Louisiana Beautiful
807 N. Columbia Street
Covington, Louisiana 70433

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Geographic Focus:

USA: Louisiana