Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful Accepting Applications for 25 Grants in 25 Days Program

(July 12, 2016) – Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful today announced they are accepting applications for their 25 Grants in 25 Days program. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful will award twenty-five grants of up to $1,000 for community improvement projects including planting natives, restoring habitats, restoring our parks, cleaning up our rivers and communities, providing recycling opportunities at special events and so many more. The award program is open to tax-exempt groups across the state.

Applications will be accepted through August 15, 2016 at 5PM. Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful will announce a new award every day for twenty-five days via social media from September 1st through the 25th. Accepted projects require a 50% match and must be completed by April 30th, 2017.

“We started this program last year as a way to celebrate the volunteers, communities and organizations that have contributed so much over the past 25 years to our shared mission of building clean and beautiful communities.” explained Shannon Reiter, President of Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful.  “The program created so much positive change in so many communities; we are offering it again this year.”

For inspiration, additional requirements and an application visit www.keeppabeautiful.org and click on Grants and Awards . This project is funded by Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s 25 in 25 Grant Program with partial support from the Richard King Mellon Foundation.

About Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful

Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful’s mission is empowering Pennsylvanians to make our communities clean and beautiful.  Since 1990, Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful and its volunteers have removed over 121 million pounds of litter from Pennsylvania’s roadways, greenways, parks, forests, and waterways. To learn more about Keep Pennsylvania Beautiful, visit www.keeppabeautiful.org