To engage and unite Virginians to improve our natural and scenic environment.



  • Protecting Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
  • Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
  • Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
We Love It When a Plan Comes Together

With the help of all of these amazing supporters, who – combined – gave hundreds of hours of volunteer time, we were able to make a tremendous impact on Carytown. The people who came to enjoy that slice of Virginia – and a slice of watermelon – experienced the best our Commonwealth has to offer.

30 in Thirty 2017

Going into this year, we had awarded $145,000 to 195 different projects. This year, they ranged from $500 to $1,000, and five winners were awarded $2,000 to expand and/or continue legacy projects!

Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful Wins Final 30 in Thirty

We awarded Keep Virginia Beach Beautiful (KVBB), a $2,000 30 in Thirty grant for their Beautification project.

Buckroe Improvement League Wins 30 in Thirty

We awarded the Buckroe Improvement League in Hampton, a $500 30 in Thirty grant to support their Pet Waste Station.

Augusta County Recycling Wins 30 in Thirty

We awarded Augusta County Recycling Committee a $500 30 in Thirty grant for their Cigarette Litter Prevention Project titled, “Park Your Butts Here.”

Groundwork RVA Wins 30 in Thirty

We awarded Groundwork RVA a $1,000 30 in Thirty Grant for their Litter Prevention project in the Highland Park neighborhood.

Renew Richmond Gets 30 in Thirty Seed Money

We awarded Renew Richmond a $1,000 30 in Thirty grant for their Beautification project to install a new Community Garden and Orchard at Sixth Mount Zion Baptist Church.