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City Awards Living Green Community Grants to Two Organizations

City Awards Living Green Community Grants to Two Organizations

The City of Green Awards the 2019 Living Green Community Grant
to Two Local Not-For-Profits


Green, OH – Mayor Gerard Neugebauer is pleased to announce the 2019 recipients of the City of Green’s Living Green Community Grant includes two local not-for-profits: Green Learning Buddies ($1150) and Nick Breth of Troop 330 ($500).   


The annual grant, funded by rebates received from Kimble Recycling from curbside recycling, is awarded to a local not-for-profit that demonstrates one or more of the following values:  Energy Savings, Water Conservation, Waste Reduction, Local Food, and Community/Volunteer Engagement. 


Green Learning Buddies, a weekly mentoring program, works to support classroom instruction by focusing on reading and math skills to 1st, 2nd, and 3rd graders of Green Primary School. The grant funds will be used to assist in the three-part educational project of Replenish, Reward, and outReach needs for Green Primary students.


Boy Scout Troop 330, charted works to turn boys into men with moral and ethical values and teach skills that will have lifelong significance, all while having fun. The grant funds will be used to assist in Nick Breth’s, an Eagle Scout, project of installing signs with QR Codes in Southgate Park to identify trees and plants.


Prior recipients, of the Living Green Community Grant, include Oceans Ohio, Broken Chains Ministry, Green Good Neighbors, Harmony Springs Christian Church and Community Garden and The CommUnity Garden. Since 2016, the City of Green has awarded just under $5,000 in Living Green Community grants.


2020 Grant Application Timeframe
The 2020 grant applications will be released in the first quarter of 2020, once the 2019 rebate funds are confirmed from the Kimble Companies.  City of Green not-for-profits and projects are encouraged to apply for the 2020 grant.  For complete details of eligibility guidelines and an application, visit www.cityofgreen.org/living-green-grant.


For more information or to request notification when the 2020 grant application is available, contact Valerie Wolford, communications manager, 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