Applicants must meet the following criteria in order to be eligible for funding consideration:
•Demonstrate a strong commitment to supporting the mission of KLB; and
•Demonstrate the provision of a valuable service to the community in which it serves.
Extra points will be given to those that:
•Provide documentation that the program will be sustained after Keep Louisiana Beautiful funding ends;
•Can demonstrate they have applied for or receive funds from other sources and do not rely solely on funding from KLB;
•Are certified affiliates in “good standing” with Keep America Beautiful, or are pre-certified and working on full certification.
To expedite grant turnaround, only electronic applications will be accepted. Proposals must be emailed to Melanie-Peck_klb@cox.net no later than February 6. A grant review panel will make the final decision on all grants based on a numerical point rating system.
For an official community grant application and guidelines visit www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org. Direct questions can be sent to KLB Affiliate Services Coordinator Melanie Peck at Melanie-Peck_klb@cox.net.
Keep Louisiana Beautiful is a volunteer-based service organization dedicated to a healthy and litter free Louisiana. Through a network of statewide affiliates, KLB promotes its mission to educate Louisianans on the ecological and economic effects of littering. For more information, visit www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org” www.keeplouisianabeautiful.org.