- Protecting Virginia’s scenic viewsheds
- Promoting more walkable and bicycle friendly options in communities
- Promoting tree planting, roadside wildflower and scenic byway programs
The Historic Jackson Ward Association continuously strives to maintain and beautify their community through organized bi-annual clean-up events. With this grant money, they would be able to further realize their dream of a completely revitalized neighborhood by adding shrubs and perennials to communal locations for all to enjoy.
The City of Manassas and 1 By Youth are partnering up to revitalize the Point of Wood Neighborhood. With the help of over 1500 volunteers they intend to use the grant to create a huge 3 acre sustainable community garden for the residents of Point of Woods.
“Butts are litter too!” This is the theme for Keep Suffolk Beautiful’s (KSB) comprehensive cigarette litter prevention campaign that they plan to launch to reduce the amount of cigarette butts at Suffolk parks and events.
The Lord Fairfax Health District will use grant funds to build the sustainable, teachable and brand new Winchester Community Garden. Another happy 30 in 30 Winner!
Fries School has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Community Greening and Beautification Category. This KVB grant will enable Fries School to beautify their school and surrounding area.
Fauquier County has been awarded a $1,000 grant in the Plastic Bag Recycling Category. Fauquier County is a mostly rural community of 651 square miles, hundreds of county roads, approximately 67,000 residents and a focus on its biggest litter problem: plastic bags.
Nottoway County Public Schools will use the KVB grant monies two fold. First, students will be a provided a hands on learning experience in the Town of Crewe. Crewe’s main park is experiencing erosion issues because of where it is situated, therefore the students will be given the task of studying the land, researching best erosion control options, ecological balancing with native species, planting their chosen plants and finally long term care for those plants.