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Green Bag Grant Program

Grants to Texas Affiliates in Eligible Areas
for Beautification and Conservation Programs

Agency Type:

Foundation / Corporation

Funding Source:

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Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB) and H-E-B, Central Market

Deadline Date:

10/30/20 5:00 PM CT Receipt


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Grants of up to $3,000 to Texas affiliates of the funding source to support new and established environmental programs Funding is intended for projects and activities that promote conservation and sustainability, and that can be implemented in an educational setting. Winning communities must agree to follow all state and local regulations regarding COVID-19 and submit a safety plan for the project.

Projects can fall within the following categories and can be used in both formal and informal educational settings:

  • Beautification/Community Greening
  • Litter Prevention
  • Recycling
  • Sustainability
  • Waste Reduction
  • Water Conservation

Special consideration for all awards will be given to projects that:

  •  Involve schools, scouts, or other youth groups
  •  Partner with local H-E-B store
  •  Serve low-income or underserved populations

Project concepts could include, but are not limited to:

  •  Education (formal/informal) and outreach
  •  Implementation of programs

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 137935

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Estimated Size of Grant:

The minimum grant award is $500, and the maximum award is $3,000.

Term of Contract:

Projects must be completed and funding spent by November 26, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible applicants are KTB affiliates in H-E-B/Central Market service areas with Gold Star, Silver Star, or Good Standing affiliate status. While not a requirement, affiliates are strongly encouraged to partner with local schools, youth groups, H-E-B stores, recreational venues, government agencies, and/or community organizations.

Funds may not be used for the following purposes:
- Governmental or corporate recycling programs
- Repayment of existing debt or obligations
- Payment of organizational overhead
- Legal fees
- Loan or bank fees
- Subsidization of existing contracts
- Ongoing staff expenses
- Pass-through grants
- Field Trips

Pre-Application Information:

Applications are due on October 30, 2020, at 5 p.m. CST.

- October 30, 2020: Application(s) must be received by KTB by 5 p.m. CT
- November 20, 2020: Winners will be notified and grant funds distributed
- November 26, 2021: Projects must be complete and grant funds spent
- December 10, 2021: Final report form must be received by KTB

Multiple projects in a community may be funded, but a separate application must be received for each distinct project.

Eligible locations:

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Apply online:

Direct questions to
Sara Walters

Keep Texas Beautiful
8850 Business Park Drive, Suite 200
Austin, TX 78759

URL for Full Text (RFP):

Geographic Focus:

USA: Texas: Applicants must be located in H-E-B/Central Market service areas

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