Green Bag Grants
We are excited to have partnered with H-E-B/Central Market to present the Green Bag Grants, which provide $25,000 in funding for new and existing programs for eligible KTB affiliates across the state.
2017-2018 Winning Communities
Congratulations to this year's 2017-2018 Green Bag Grant winners!
September 15, 2017 Application(s) must be received by KTB
October 10, 2017 Winners will be notified
October 16, 2017 Mandatory webinar for winners
October 23, 2017 Grant funds distributed
July 13, 2018 Final report form must be received by KTB
For 2017-2018, winning projects fall within the following categories and can be used in both formal and informal educational settings:
- Beautification/Community Greening
- Litter Prevention
- Waste Reduction
- Water Conservation
- Plastic bag recycling/reduction
Grant AmountThe minimum grant award is $150, and the maximum award is $3,000.
EligibilityEligible 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. Multiple projects in a community may be funded, but a separate application must be received for each distinct project.
Past funded projects include:
- Trail restoration
- Outdoor learning facility at local school
- Event recycling supplies
- Native garden grant at local library
Sponsored by H-E-B and Central Market