Foundation / Corporation
Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) and Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT)
02/20/20 5:00 PM CT
Awards to Texas communities for beautification and environmental achievement. Award recipients are recognized for exceptional efforts in the areas of Public Awareness, Community Improvement and Beautification, Environmental Education, Community Leadership and Coordination, Litter Prevention and Cleanup, Solid Waste Management, and Litter Law and Illegal Dumping Enforcement. Awards are intended to be used for landscaping projects along local rights-of-way.
Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), awards the Governor's Community Achievement Awards to Texas communities for their outstanding overall efforts to keep their communities beautiful.
First-place winners: Landscape Awards
Ten first-place winning communities will receive the revered Governor’s Community Achievement Award, entitling each to its population category’s share of $2 million in landscaping funds. Specific locations of landscape projects will be determined in consultation between the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) and the winning community. Highway landscape projects will be designed, funded and contracted by TxDOT at approved sites on the existing state highway system.
Awards of Excellence and Sustained Excellence:
Judges will recognize all applicants scoring 90 points or above with the Award of Excellence. This prestigious award distinguishes these communities throughout Texas for their outstanding achievements in protecting and enhancing their local environment, exemplifying their efforts as the standard of environmental excellence for communities nationwide.
GrantWatch ID#: 184922
Landscaping Award Amount by Population:
- Category 1 - 3,000: $90,000
- Category 2 - 3,001 - 5,500: $110,000
- Category 3 - 5,501 - 9,000: $130,000
- Category 4 - 9,001 - 15,000: $160,000
- Category 5 - 15,001 - 25,000: $180,000
- Category 6 - 25,001 - 40,000: $210,000
- Category 7 - 40,001 - 65,000: $250,000
- Category 8 - 65,001 - 90,000: $270,000
- Category 9 - 90,001 - 180,000: $290,000
- Category 10 - Over 180,000: $310,000
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