Keep Virginia Beautiful announced its “30 Grants in Thirty Days” recipients for 2016 each day in the month of June.
This year, for the first time, Keep Virginia Beautiful awarded 45 grants in the amounts of $500 to $1,000. These grants were given to primary and secondary schools, colleges, parks, counties and towns, environmental groups, associations, and Keep America Beautiful affiliates in four different categories: Litter Prevention, Recycling, Cigarette Litter Prevention, and Community Beautification.
Since 2011, Keep Virginia Beautiful has provided $145,000 for 195 different projects throughout the state.
The mission at Keep Virginia Beautiful is to engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment through five impact areas: Litter Prevention, Waste Reduction, Recycling, Beautification, and Environmental Education.