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Posted on: August 30, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Keep Victoria Beautiful announces 2 beautification grant recipients

Group photo outside Christ's Kitchen with KVB beautification grant sign

PHOTO #1: Leaders with Victoria Christian Assistance Ministry and Keep Victoria Beautiful pose for a photo at Victoria Christian Assistance Ministry, 108 N. Liberty St.

PHOTO #2: Leaders with the University of Houston-Victoria and Keep Victoria Beautiful pose for a photo at UHV’s University North Building in the 3000 block of South Ben Wilson Street.

Group photo at an area with grass and overturned dirt blocked by orange mesh. UHV logo on flag.Keep Victoria Beautiful has announced the first two funding recipients from a new grant program that is designed to help local businesses and community organizations keep their parts of Victoria looking beautiful.

  • University of Houston-Victoria: $500 match for a memorial garden honoring longtime supporter Kay Kerr Walker
  • Victoria Christian Assistance Ministry: $500 match for landscaping using native plants

Under the terms of the program, the recipients must commit to maintaining their projects for at least three years.

How it’s funded

The grants are fully sponsored by the Victoria Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors,
 H-E-B’s Community Investment Program and LyondellBasell.

To become a sponsor or to donate to other KVB programs, contact Community Appearance Manager Christy Youker at 361-485-3230 or cyouker@victoriatx.gov or visit www.victoriatx.gov/kvb

How to apply

Local businesses, apartments, nonprofits, neighborhood associations, homeowner associations, schools and other community organizations can apply for beautification grants through KVB.

To apply and to view a full list of program guidelines, visit www.victoriatx.gov/kvb

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