James City County Clean County Commission
09/15/21 5:00 PM
Grants of $500 to Virginia homeowner associations and neighborhood groups in eligible regions for environmentally sustainable neighborhood beautification projects. Funding is intended to create a strong sense of community by encouraging community members to take responsibility for communal spaces. Eligible applicants are located in James City County.
As a Keep America Beautiful Affiliate, the Clean County Commission has been working with community volunteers to identify new strategies in the areas of sustainable waste management, Placemaking, and beautification of roadsides and common areas. Grant Awardees are required to conduct a litter cleanup in or near their respective neighborhoods during the project timeline to ensure that local neighborhoods are “LitterFree Sites”.
The purpose of the grant is to enhance the sense of community and environmental wellness of local neighborhoods through the accomplishment of sustainable community planning.
Project Description: Sustainable / Communal Landscaping: Each community has unique individuals and needs. The purpose of this grant is to encourage community members to take pride in and responsibility for their communal space. Projects will focus on the physical aspects of common areas through the installation of native plants, erosion control methods, Placemaking for community members, and other methods to improve environmental quality and minimize negative impacts. Examples: community garden, entryway landscaping, trail improvements, communal compost, playground and pool area landscaping, energy-saving techniques, and litter prevention measures. For more ideas and information about Placemaking see https://www.pps.org/article/what-is-placemaking.
Applications will be evaluated based on the benefit to the community, community involvement, sustainability (supporting healthy habitats, native plants, water conservation), implementation of environmental measures, and those minimizing water runoff.
GrantWatch ID#: 176620
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit applications to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact the Environmental Sustainability Coordinator at 757-259-5375.
Or submit to:
James City County Clean County Commission
ATTN: Environmental Sustainability Coordinator
107 Tewning Rd., Williamsburg, VA 23188
USA: Virginia: James City County
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