2017 School Beautification Grant Application Form

Keep Dalton-Whitfield Beautiful’s committee for Beautification and Community Greening is pleased to announce the availability of School Beautification Grants in celebration of National Planting Day 2017.  Schools in the Dalton/Whitfield area are invited to apply for funding that can help implement a project organized by the whole school, a single classroom, or an in-school organization.  Beautification Grants may range from a minimum of $100 to a maximum of $250.  National Planting Day is organized annually by Keep America Beautiful in the fall as an opportunity to encourage volunteers to plant native species restoring ecological balance to the environment while creating greener, more beautiful communities. 

For questions regarding the form or any aspects of your proposed project call executive director Liz Swafford at 706-278-5001.  ­Projects should take place in the fall and be completed no later than Friday, December 1, 2017.   At the end grantees will submit a short project summary that will include volunteer hours, actual costs, list of other organizations involved, evaluation of project meeting the goal/purpose intended, and before and after photos. Certificates of participation for students are available upon request - a list of student names must be sent in with the summary.

Important dates:

·       Applications due: Friday, September 8, 2017                 

·       Grant winners will be announced: Friday, September 15, 2017

·       Projects must be completed no later than: Friday, December 1, 2017.          

·       Project summary is due: Tuesday, December 19, 2017. 


School Location
Please enter your school's contact information below.
Name of the school where this project will take place.
School Principal *
School Principal
Enter the first and last name of the school principal:
School Phone Number *
School Phone Number
School Address *
School Address
Please enter the appropriate mailing address for your school:
Main Contact Person
Please enter the contact information for the teacher, staff person, or parent that is in charge of this project below.
Project's Main Contact Person *
Project's Main Contact Person
Enter the first name, last name, e-mail address, and phone number for the main contact person for this project:
Phone *
Project Details
Give us a brief description of your project using the fields below.
Enter the name of the beautification project you plan to do:
Include when, where, and how the project will be completed.
Describe the goal or purpose of doing this project at your school.
List the types of items needed and estimated costs. Items could include flowers, shrubs, mulch, tools, etc.
Enter the amount of money you are requesting for this project. Beautifications grants range from $100 to $250.