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The 2020 Grant will not be offered.  Please check back for the grant in 2021.

Fresh Paint Days Pennsylvania is a program designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of fresh paint and a lot of elbow grease. This event is held in September with applications due in June. During this month-long period, grant awardees along with their volunteers will receive exterior paint and painting supplies.


The 2019 Grant Winners:

  • Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 928, Folsom, Delaware County – The VFW Post 928 and attached banquet hall that functions as the headquarters for outreach and support projects serving the local community, both veterans and civilians alike.
  • Sunbury’s Revitalization Inc., Sunbury, Northumberland County  – The home to Custom Metal Coatings, a small, family owned local business located in a federally designated historic district.
  • 8th Police District Advisory Council, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County – The historic, 200 year old Bethany African Methodist Episcopal Church.
  • Lawrence County Partners for Preservation, Pulaski, Lawrence County – Former home of the Feuchtwanger family and current home to the office of Lawrence County United Way.
  • Reinvision Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Huntingdon County – A downtown community structure that was built in the late 1800’s and is used by local Juniata College students studying studio art and integrated media arts.
  • Tri-City Meals on Wheels, Greensburg, Westmoreland County – Building where approximately 200 meals are prepared daily for the elderly and disabled.
  • Philadelphia Mural Arts, Philadelphia, Philadelphia County – Tustin Playground Recreation Center, serving the Overbrook Community since the 1950’s.
  • Borough of Patterson Heights, Beaver Falls, Beaver County – Municipal building that houses the Patterson Heights Volunteer Fire Department and serves as a gathering place for government activities and community functions.Click here to see before and after photos of 5 of the 8 2019 winning projects.

The 2018 Grant Winners:

  • *Association Puertorriquenos en Marcha, Philadelphia City, Philadelphia County – The Children’s Mission building that provides local children with interactive educational programs and health and wellness services to adults and seniors.
  • *Borough of Union City, Union City, Erie County – A historic residence at the entrance to the community.
  • *Keep Norristown Beautiful, Norristown, Montgomery County – The Norristown Bandshell Stage at Elmwood Park, an outdoor amphitheater that has been a landmark in the community since 1936.
  • Main Street Waynesboro Inc., Waynesboro, Franklin County – Zoe’s Chocolate Company, a family-owned destination restaurant and strong supporter of downtown activities.
  • Nonprofit Development Corporation, Clarion, Clarion County – The Clarion County Drop-in Center/Victory House, a consumer-run center that provides support for people in recovery.
  • *Olivet Boys and Girls Club, Reading, Berks County – The playground shelter, bathrooms, picnic tables and sidewalk games.
  • *Stroudsburg United Methodist Church, Stroudsburg, Monroe County – The Parish Hall addition to the Stroudsburg United Methodist church used for community outreach programs.
  • *West Newton Public Library, West Newton, Westmoreland County – The refurbished two-story structure that houses the public library.

* Denotes counties where local Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates exist.

Click here to see before and after photos of the 2018 winning projects.


The 2017 Grant Winners:

  • *Armagh Township, Milroy, Mifflin County – Armagh Memorial Field bleachers and press box
  • Coal Cracker Kids, Mahanoy, Schuylkill County – Mahanoy City Lumber & Supply Company
  • *Eldred Borough, Eldred, McKean County – Eldred Library Mural
  • *Faith Forward, Latrobe, Westmoreland County – Mozart Hall facade
  • *John F. Kennedy Center Inc., Erie, Erie County – building façade
  • *Johnstown Area Heritage Association, Johnstown, Cambria County – Cambria City Dept. of Public Works Garage mural
  • Northumberland County Council for the Arts, Shamokin, Northumberland County – Shamokin Mural and Bench Project
  • The Franklin Center of Beaver Inc., Aliquippa, Beaver County – building facade

* Denotes counties where local Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates exist.

Click here to see before and after photos of the 2017 winning projects.


The 2016 Grant Winners:

  • The Franklin Center of Beaver County, Inc., Aliquippa, Beaver County – Business District Mural
  • *Coraopolis Community Development Foundation, Coraopolis, Allegheny County – Community Garden House
  • *United Way of Lawrence County, New Castle, Lawrence County – Cascade Park Swimming Pool Renovations
  • Pocono Cinema and Cultural Center, Inc., East Stroudsburg, Monroe County – Pocono Cinema
  • Sullivan County Agricultural Society, Forksville, Sullivan County – 4-H Building
  • *Summerhill Township Board of Supervisors, Wilmore, Cambria County – Summerhill Township Municipal Office and Police Department building
  • *Rotary Club of Colonial Park Foundation, Harrisburg, Dauphin County – Possibility Place Playground
  • *Downtown Lewistown, Inc., Lewistown, Mifflin County – Lewistown Junction Station

* Denotes counties where local Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful affiliates exist.

Click here to see before and after photos of the 2016 winning projects.


The 2015 Grant Winners:

  • Borough of Alburtis
  • Borough of Coudersport
  • Dupont Borough
  • Friends Association for Care & Protection of Children
  • North Braddock Cares
  • Oil Region Alliance of Business and Tourism
  • Sisters of Saint Joseph Neighborhood Network
  • Washington & Jefferson College

Click here for highlights of some of the 2015 winning projects.


The 2013 grant winners:

  • Allegheny County – Larimer Green Team for painting of building at the corner of Carver Street and Larimer  Ave.
  • Berks County – City of Reading for painting of Neighborhood Housing Services Community Center
  • Blair County – Williamsburg for painting of the home of Mary Harstrom.
  • Cambria County – Bottle Works Ethnic Arts Center for painting of pillars at Pillar Park
  • Chester  County – Downingtown Main Street for painting of building in Wallace Square
  • Lawrence  County – Enon Valley Community Historical Society for painting of local museum and social hall.
  • Northampton County – Borough of Bath for painting of volunteer fire department building and public works building.
  • Somerset County – Somerset Rails to Trail Association for painting of visitor center along the Rockwood Trail.

 Click here for highlights of some of the 2013 winning projects..


The 2012 Grant Winners:


The 2011 Grant Winners: