Keep America Beautiful Community Improvement Grant Programs

Keep America Beautiful partners provide grant funding for a variety of community improvement programs, ranging from graffiti eradication to beautification and community greening.

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Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Keep America Beautiful Launches Community Improvement Grant Program to Help Beautify MLK Corridors Across the Nation
Keep America Beautiful® in partnership with Diageo North America and its Diageo Community Activity and Relief Efforts program, today announced the creation of the Keep America Beautiful Community Improvement Grant program

Supply Chain & the Circular Economy

Dow, Keep America Beautiful to Award Up to Another $100,000 in Hefty® EnergyBag® Grants in 2019
The Dow Chemical Company is again teaming up with national nonprofit and long-standing collaborator Keep America Beautiful to award up to $100,000 in grants for organizations to establish Hefty® EnergyBag® programs in their communities. The Hefty® EnergyBag® program, led by Dow and Reynolds Consumer Products, offers an innovative approach to diverting hard-to-recycle plastics, such as chip bags, standup pouches, candy wrappers and juice pouches, from landfills and converting the materials into valuable resources.

Green Infrastructure

The UPS Foundation Awards Tree Planting Grants to 19 Keep America Beautiful Affiliates Nationwide
Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the distribution of 19 grants totaling $100,000 from The UPS Foundation for the 2018 Keep America Beautiful/UPS Community Tree and Recovery Tree Planting Grants program. The grant recipients’ projects will result in more than 1,200 trees being planted in support of local tree-planting initiatives.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Keep America Beautiful Partners With Duracell to Donate Batteries
Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, is partnering with Duracell to distribute 9V batteries, valued at more than $2 million, to 42 Keep America Beautiful community-based affiliates for the 2018 Duracell/Keep America Beautiful 9V Battery Grant Program. Duracell’s 9V Battery Grant Program is among the largest in-kind donations Keep America Beautiful has received in its 65-year history.

Environment

Keep America Beautiful and Anheuser-Busch Announce National Watershed Grant Program
Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, is partnering with Anheuser-Busch (NYSE: BUD) to bring high impact, public space community watershed restoration projects to 10 communities through the 2018 Keep America Beautiful/Anheuser-Busch Watershed Grant Program.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Lowe’s Champions Underserved Communities With Volunteers and Nearly $8 Million to Keep America Beautiful
Keep America Beautiful’s longtime partner Lowe’s has donated an additional $1 million to the national nonprofit in 2018 to fund 44 grassroots initiatives as well as Keep America Beautiful’s annual Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Volunteers Clean up, Have Fun at the Great Bud Light River Run
The Great Bud Light River Run came to the Seattle and Portland areas in late August with local volunteers removing litter and, after their respective cleanup events, enjoying the outdoors of the Great Northwest.

Philanthropy & Cause Initiatives

Deadline Extended for Hefty® EnergyBag™ Program Grant Application
The deadline to apply for the Hefty®EnergyBag™ grant program, an innovative plastics recycling program, has been extended to 5:00 pm (EST) on Friday, Sept. 15, 2017. Ideal candidates have a strong passion to consistently improve their community, close ties to local organizations and access to a nearby recycling center.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Lowe’s Helps to Keep America Beautiful with Volunteers and More Than $6 Million in Total Contributions
Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced the organization has received a $1 million donation from Lowe’s to support more than 35 local community service projects in 2017. Since the partnership began in 2012, Lowe’s has contributed more than $6 million and over 1,800 Lowe’s Heroes volunteers to help Keep America Beautiful improve communities. The donation this year will also support Keep America’s Beautiful’s annual Great American Cleanup, the nation’s largest community improvement program.

Social Impact & Volunteering

Goose Island Beer Company Teams Up with Keep America Beautiful for Migration Week Volunteer Events
Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s iconic community improvement nonprofit organization, today announced it will partner with Goose Island Beer Company on the brewery’s Migration Week Tour. Five partnership grants of $3,500 each will be used for community improvement projects in five cities during Goose Island’s international Migration Week beer and brewers’ tour.

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