Good Neighbor Environment Grant
Enhancing Communities & Neighborhoods
Matching grant awards up to $500 are available each fall to neighborhood associations or community groups. The purpose of this grant is to enhance the sense of community and sustainability of our neighborhoods through the development and accomplishment of an environmentally sustainable landscape beautification project.
The application deadline for submissions is Sept.1 each year. Apply for the Good Neighbor Environment Grant (PDF).
Berkeley's Green Neighborhood Association
Residents volunteered to clean up litter for this project. The aim was to visually enhance the area, promote a clean environment standard, and foster community cohesiveness and pride.
Fairway Villas Neighborhood Association
Residents volunteered to clean up litter and apply gravel to maintain a local conservation trail. This project contributes to the beautification of the area and reduces the presence of litter.
Kingspoint Neighborhood Association
The neighborhood is renovating the front entrance by planting sustainable and native plants in the front flower beds to add to the beautification of the area while also working in tandem with clean up efforts already being practiced by residents within the community.
Seasons Trace Home Owners Association
Residents volunteered to remove litter, brush and fallen trees from common area wooded lots and the roadside. In addition, they also built bird and owl shelters out of recycled materials. These efforts support the beautification, litter prevention, and recycling initiatives in the community.
Skiffes Creek Terrace Neighborhood Association
The association built a sustainable garden that utilized water conservation techniques while also preventing slope erosion. This garden promoted community involvement and beautification by encouraging residents to volunteer to tend to the garden.
Association at Stonehouse
Volunteers improved flowerbeds at the entrances and near the parking lot to make the areas more welcoming and visually appealing. This project not only beautifies the area but creates a sense of unity within the community by having the local garden club and other residents volunteer to contribute.
Westmoreland Home Owners Association
The association and volunteers cleaned, enhanced and maintained the playground and removed overgrowth around the pond and area adjacent to the playground. These efforts contribute to the longevity of the playground as well as laying a foundation to further beautification projects in the community.