Nebraska Affiliates Receive Grants from Keep America Beautiful
Keep America Beautiful recently partnered with a leading battery manufacturer to distribute 9V batteries to local affiliates for use in home safety devices such as smoke detectors and carbon monoxide detectors. Four of our Nebraska affiliates have been selected to receive these grants including: Keep Beatrice Beautiful, Keep Columbus Beautiful, Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County
Beautiful and Keep North Platte & Lincoln County Beautiful.
Four Nebraska Affiliates received Community Partner Grants from Lowe’s & Keep America Beautiful:
- Keep Omaha Beautiful received a $20,000 grant to install a new pollinator and rain garden in a vacant lot.
- Keep Beatrice Beautiful received a $10,000 grant to construct a picnic shelter and 6 recycled content picnic tables at the Hannibal Park & Ball Diamond Complex.
- Keep Cass County Beautiful received a $5,000 grant for a gazebo, landscaping and trash and recycling containers at Unity Park.
- Keep Northeast Nebraska Beautiful received a $5,000 grant for a pollinator garden of native plants near the Sacred Hoop and refurbish perennial beds.
- Keep Fremont Beautiful received a Dr. Pepper/Snapple & KAB grant for 10 recycling bins.
Congrats to all these affiliate grant recipients!