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Healthy Communities Grant (HCG)

Grants to Louisiana Nonprofits, Agencies, Schools, and IHEs
to Support Recycling and Environmental Stewardship

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Keep Louisiana Beautiful (KLB)

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Deadline Date:

04/01/20 5:00 PM Receipt and Postmarked by Date


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Grants ranging from $2,500 to $8,000 to Louisiana nonprofit organizations, government agencies, schools, and universities to promote recycling and environmental stewardship. Interested applicants must submit a letter of intent prior to submitting a full application. Funding is intended to support programs and projects that reduce litter and waste, increase recycling and reusing, support litter law enforcement, and educate students and the general public on environmental issues.

Grant Purpose

The purpose of the Healthy Communities Grant (HCG) is to provide funding to support local projects and programs that will bring about behavioral changes needed to improve, preserve and protect the natural beauty of Louisiana. 

KLB supports strong, sustainable, action-oriented programs dedicated to their mission that demonstrate a clear commitment to community education, volunteer engagement and behavior change. Focus areas include litter and waste reduction, recycling, reusing, litter enforcement, and environmental education.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 180029

Estimated Size of Grant:

This is grant funds projects/programs from $2,500 to $8,000.

Term of Contract:

The Healthy Community Grant period runs from August 1, 2020 to May 1, 2021.

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. Administrative expenses must not exceed 10% of the grant budget and must be based on $22.76 per hour (Independent Sector, Louisiana state rate, 2018).

Pre-Application Information:

- The HCG Letter of Intent will be accepted by mail or email from January 1, 2020 to March 2, 2020. Letters will not be accepted after midnight Central Time on March 2, 2020.
- KLB will issue invitations to apply for the HCG by email on or before March 15, 2020.
- Those who receive an invitation to apply may submit an online grant application for funding consideration on or before April 1, 2020. Grant requests must be for the same project/program outlined in the approved Letter of Intent.

This is a reimbursement grant. Reimbursements will be dispersed, upon receiving proper receipts and reports on December 1, 2020 and May 1, 20201. At least a 10% cash match or in-kind donation is required.

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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
or mailed to:
Keep Louisiana Beautiful
902 Coffee St.
Mandeville, LA 70448

For more information, contact:
Cabell Mouton

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

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