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Grants & Awards

Grants

Looking for extra financial help for your program or organization? Find the support you need with our collection of grants and funding opportunities. KTB has a variety of pass-thru grant opportunities available to affiliates and community members across the state. There are also a variety of additional grant opportunities that are made available to qualified applicants through our friends and partners. 


Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant

Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant

Local governments, non-profit organizations and other community groups are eligible to receive recycling bins to collect cans and bottles. For those communities selected to receive a grant, KAB will arrange to have the bins delivered directly to their facility.

Application deadline: upcoming 2018
Native Garden Grants

Native Garden Grants

The Native Garden Grants in association with AEP Texas provides winning affiliate communities with $800.00 and support and materials to create and maintain a native plant demonstration garden. These will serve as models to educate people to grow native species.

Application due Fall 2018

Green Bag Grants

Green Bag Grants

The Green Bag Grants, in association with H-E-B and Central Market, provide $25,000 in funding for KTB affiliates’ new and existing programs for beautification, litter prevention, recycling, sustainability, waste reduction, water conservation, and plastic bag recycling and reduction. 

Applications due Fall 2018

Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund

Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund

The Community Restoration and Resiliency Fund benefits Keep America Beautiful Affiliates and partner organizations that serve communities affected by natural and environmental disasters. The fund provides support for cleanup efforts and helps rebuild public spaces.

Application deadline: Rolling
Cities of Service - Engaged Cities Award Application

Cities of Service - Engaged Cities Award Application

The Engaged Cities Award aims to find the best among the number of creative ways city leaders are harnessing the power of people to solve problems. The award will ultimately enable peer cities from around the world to learn from these strategies.

Application deadline: January 5, 2018
TPWD - Co-Op Grant | Community Outdoor Outreach Program

TPWD - Co-Op Grant | Community Outdoor Outreach Program

Tax-exempt organizations and local governments are eligible for grants from $5,000 to $50,000. Grants are available to applicants introducing non-traditional constituents to TPWD related to outdoor recreation, conservation and environmental education.


Application deadline: February 1, 2018

TPWD - Co-Op Grant | Recreational Trail Grant

TPWD - Co-Op Grant | Recreational Trail Grant

This grant funds up to 80% of project cost with a maximum of $200,000 for non-motorized trail grants and $400,000 for motorized off-highway vehicle grants. Projects can include the construction of trails, improvements, facilities development, and acquisition of trail corridors. 

Application deadline: February 1, 2018
Commission for Environmental Cooperation Community Grants

Commission for Environmental Cooperation Community Grants

The Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) provides grants to nonprofits and non-governmental organizations in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico to empower and build the capacity of local peoples and organizations to improve their health and environmental quality. 

Applications due September 22, 2017

Entergy Open Grants

Entergy Open Grants

Entergy’s Open Grants Program focuses on improving communities as a whole. They provide funds for projects in the areas of arts and culture, community improvement/enrichment, the environment and healthy families. These grants are available to communities where Entergy has operations.

Rolling applications

Grants.gov

Grants.gov

Centralized location for grant seekers to find and apply for federal funding opportunities. It takes a bit of searching to find opportunities that are right for your organization, but the Category feature helps narrow your search.

Application due dates vary

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Grant

National Fish and Wildlife Foundation - Wildlife and Habitat Conservation Grant

In its 25 year history, the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation has made more than $640 million in investments through more than 10,000 grants to more than 3,000 organizations and agencies in the United States and throughout the world.

Application due dates vary

National Environmental Education Foundation Grants

National Environmental Education Foundation Grants

NEEF offers a variety of grants and awards in order to support and highlight the great work being done across the nation at the local level. We applaud and support individual and group commitment to nature through education and service.

Application due dates vary

Patagonia Environmental Grants

Patagonia Environmental Grants

Patagonia provides grants to organizations that identify and work on the root causes of  environmental problems. Because change occurs through a strong grassroots movement, funding focuses on organizations with strong citizen support. Most grants are in the range of $3,000 to $8,000.

Application due dates vary

Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence

The Rudy Bruner Award for Urban Excellence (RBA) seeks to promote innovative thinking about the built environment and advance conversation about making cities better. One Gold Medal of $50,000 and four Silver Medals of $10,000 are awarded each biennial. 

Applications due December 2018

Texas Emissions Reduction Plan

Texas Emissions Reduction Plan

The TERP program provides financial incentives to eligible individuals, businesses or local governments to reduce emissions from polluting vehicles and equipment. The program consists of nine different grant programs with different requirements and due dates.

Application due dates vary

USDA Solid Waste Management Grants

USDA Solid Waste Management Grants

This program helps eliminate pollution of water resources through funding for organizations that provide technical assistance or training to improve the planning and management of solid waste. Only rural areas and towns with 10,000 or fewer people are eligible to apply.

Applications accepted annually from October 1 to December 31

U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program

U.S. EPA Environmental Justice Collaborative Problem-Solving (EJCPS) Cooperative Agreement Program

The EJCPS will award approximately $1.2 million nationwide for this competitive opportunity. EPA anticipates awarding ten cooperative agreements (one in each of the ten EPA Regions) of up to $120,000 each.

Application deadline: February 16, 2018
Waste Management Charitable Giving

Waste Management Charitable Giving

Healthy thriving communities depend on involved citizens, organizations and corporate partners for momentum. Waste Management lends support and services to causes that promote civic pride, economic development and revitalization. Every community has challenges, and Waste Management strives to be part of the problem solving initiatives.

Rolling applications

AmeriCorps Grants

AmeriCorps Grants

The Corporation of National and Community Service provides grants to national and local nonprofits, schools, government agencies, faith-based and community organizations, and other groups committed to strengthening their communities through volunteering. Our funding opportunities vary by program.

Applications due January 17, 2018

Fiskars Orange Thumb Project

Fiskars Orange Thumb Project

A community garden grant program that provides tools and resources to help communities reach their goals for neighborhood beautification and healthy, sustainable food sources. The application is open to non-profit organizations in North America.

Application due dates vary

Clearing House

Clearing House

Environmental Education in Georgia offers a variety of grants. Visit our website to view grants listed in order by application deadline and grouped by month due. Don’t miss continuing opportunities located in the “ongoing section” of our website.

Application due dates vary

NAAEE

NAAEE

North American Association for Environmental Education (NAAEE) offers a variety of opportunities including grants, scholarships, contests, publishing opportunities, events, and more. Visit our website for more information.

Application due dates vary

Captain Planet

Captain Planet

Educators, both K-12 classroom and informal, who are interested in receiving support for students to design and implement hands-on environmental solutions are eligible for project funding. Visit our website to research the grants and resource opportunities below to determine which program best fits your needs.

Application due dates vary

Herb Society

Herb Society

The Herb Society of America offers grants & scholarships to support herb education through; elementary school education (in the form of a living herb garden); consumer goods research & development; college students pursuing higher education; and a variety of regional unit scholarships.

Application due dates vary

NCTCOG Solid Waste Pass-Through Grant Program

NCTCOG Solid Waste Pass-Through Grant Program

The North Central Texas Council of Governments welcomes cities, counties, school districts (excluding universities), and special districts within the North Central Texas region to apply for their Solid Waste Pass-Through Grant Program. 

Applications due February 12, 2018

U.S. EPA Environmental Education (EE) Local Grant Program

U.S. EPA Environmental Education (EE) Local Grant Program

$3 million in funding for locally-focused environmental education grants will be available under the 2018 EE Local Grant Program! The program includes support for projects that reflect the intersection of environmental issues and agricultural best-practices, conservation of natural resources, food waste management, and natural disaster preparedness.

Applications due March 15, 2018
 

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