City Calls for Applications for its 2017 Living Green Community Grant

City Calls for Applications for its 2017 Living Green Community Grant
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The City of Green is Accepting Applications from Local Not-for-Profits
for the 2017 Living Green Community Grant

Green, OH – The City of Green is accepting applications from local not-for-profits for its 2017 Living Green Community Grant.  The grant application deadline is Friday, April 28 at 3 p.m.

 Created from funds received from Kimble Companies, the City’s trash and recycling aggregator, the 2017 grant is $1,800.  These funds are the result of a 14.5% increase in curb side recycling during 2016.  This is the second year for the grant.  The 2016 grant recipient was The CommUnity Garden, a local community garden, for $1,000.

Local not-for-profits operating within the City whose projects or missions are consistent with the Living Green priorities and that increase the City's livability are eligible to apply for all or part of the funds.    The committee is looking for projects that promote one or more of the following Living Green values:  Energy Savings, Water Conservation, Waste Reduction, Local Food, Community/Volunteer Engagement and Healthy Community.    For complete details of eligibility guidelines and an application, visit www.cityofgreen.org/living-green-grant.

Applications may be sent by email to livinggreen@cityofgreen.org or by regular U.S. Mail or hand delivered to the City of Green Central Administration Building, 1755 Town Park Boulevard, Green, Ohio 44232-0278, and must be received by 3 pm on Friday, April 28.  Grant awards will be selected by Mayor Gerard Neugebauer and the Living Green Community Grant Committee, a subcommittee of the Living Green Task Force.  The committee anticipates awarding the 2017 grant in early summer.  For more information, contact Valerie Wolford at livinggreen@cityofgreen.org or (330)896-6602.

The City of Green, Ohio, founded in 1992, is a prosperous, progressive and promising city with more than 25,000 residents.  Approximately 33.5 square-miles, Green is located in southern Summit County.    Visit www.cityofgreen.org.    Like us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofgreenohio

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