Keep Virginia Beautiful
Latest News The COVID-19 health crisis continues to affect our way of doing just about everything, but we are resilient and creative and know our efforts to Keep Virginia Beautiful are as important as ever. The amount of litter on Virginia's walkways and roadways has dramatically increased due to reduced cleanup events and millions of single use masks and gloves flooding our environment. Cleanups during this time are encouraged and appreciated, however, please keep your distance from others, wear a mask and wash your hands.
Congratulations to this year’s thirty Green Grants awards! As our program grows each year, we have so many more deserving projects applying for grants. We had a record number of applications this year, and the judges had a difficult time choosing! We are grateful to our judges for all the time they spent reading, evaluating, […]
We just completed announcing the thirty grant winners for the 2020 Green Grants awards on June 30th, and we are thrilled with the success of the program this year. There was a record number of applications, as well as some unique programs and projects that will be happening all over the Commonwealth. The Green Grant […]
The thirtieth grant award for 30 in 30 Green Grants for 2020 goes to Renew Richmond in the amount of $1,000 for their Community Beautification project! Renew Richmond is a nonprofit organization that was established in 2009 to cultivate healthier, more self-empowered communities through agriculture and education. They work with several Richmond schools to develop […]
Volunteering with KVB can take on many forms and is always fun and rewarding!
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Shiver in the River is KVB’s signature event and features a community clean-up, a 5K and the legendary JUMP in the James River. Always the last Saturday of February, registration opens in the Fall.
KVB organizes a community recycling day each Fall and Spring where anyone can drive through and drop off shredding, recycling, electronics, plastic bags, items for Goodwill and FeedMore.
The Great American Cleanup prompts individuals to take greater responsibility for their local environment by conducting grassroots community service projects that engage volunteers, local businesses, and civic leaders.