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Grants & Awards

Governor’s Community Achievement Awards

For more than thirty years, Keep Texas Beautiful, in partnership with the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT), has awarded the prestigious Governor's Community Achievement Awards to Texas communities for their outstanding overall efforts to keep their communities beautiful. 

This year, ten winning communities will share $2 million in landscaping awards from the Texas Department of Transportation, with the amount based on population size. The funds are used for landscaping projects along local rights-of-way. A community's environmental program is judged on achievements in seven areas:

  • Community Leadership and Coordination
  • Public Awareness
  • Education
  • Beautification and Community Improvement
  • Litter Prevention and Cleanup
  • Solid Waste Management
  • Litter Law and Illegal Dumping Enforcement

Applications for the 2020 GCAA Awards will open January 2, 2020 and close on February 20, 2020. To learn more about the online application process and to create your account, click here


GCAA Winners 2019 Web

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 


 
 
 

For the full list of this year's winning communities, please click here.


Watch our 2019 Winner's Video


Landscaping Awards by Population Size Categories

Category

Population

Landscaping Award Amount

Category 1

Up to 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


GCAA Promo Assets 2019 1

 

 

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