Community Improvement Grant Application

The Keep Lincoln & Lancaster County Beautiful Community Improvement Grant Program promotes litter cleanups and recycling in Lincoln and Lancaster County. Grants are awarded to community groups and individuals who conduct litter cleanup projects in public areas - along streets, curbs, alleys and sidewalks, in parks and other open spaces. The main objective of these grant applications must be to pick up loose litter in public places. Refer to the Community Improvement Grant Guidelines for additional information about this application.

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Application Form

Group Name:
Contact Person:
Telephone Number:
E-mail Address:
Mailing Address:
City, State, Zip:
Project Date:
Rain Date:

Project Location: Be as detailed as possible. Include street address, neighborhood, park name, stretch of road or other relevant information.

Project Description: Provide a brief description of the project. Explain the need for this project, how the project benefits public areas, plan for litter disposal, estimated number of participants, partnerships and opportunities for education.

Recycling Plan: Explain how recycling will be incorporated into the project. Include
how recycled material will be separated from trash and how recyclables will be disposed of.

Award Use: Provide a brief description of how the grant award will be used.


Identify the type of equipment needed for this project. Descriptions of these items can be found here.
Trash Bags Work Gloves Safety Vests
Bag Ringers Extended Reach Tools

By checking this box you confirm that you have read and understood the Community Improvement Grant Guidelines and agree to comply with all requirements. Incomplete applications will be returned.

Thank you for keeping our community clean, healthy and safe!
Funding for this program is provided by the Nebraska Department of Environmental Quality and the City of Lincoln.