The City of Cedar Hill in partnership with Waste Management, the Cedar Hill Chamber of Commerce, and the Beautification and Environmental Sustainability (BES) Board created the Cedar Hill Green Awards to empower Chamber businesses, non-profits, schools and/or civic organizations to implement sustainability projects distinctive to the character of Cedar Hill. Sustainability projects are measures taken to protect and enhance the environment for current residents and future generations.
The Cedar Hill Green Awards will award up to $3,000 and may distribute among one or several qualifying projects, through a competitive process. The BES Board will make the award allocation recommendation to City Council. City Council will be the final arbiter of the award allocation. All award recipients must complete the sustainability initiative by the end of the calendar year of award acceptance. All award recipients shall be prepared to provide evidence of project completion by the end of the calendar year of award acceptance.
Provide the name of the organization.
The Cedar Hill Green Awards may grant organizations. Individuals do not qualify.
Provide an alternate contact for the organization. Staff may have questions about the project.
Provide a phone number for the organization's alternate contact. Staff may have questions about the project.
Provide an email for the organization's alternate contact. Staff may have questions about the project.
Provide an estimated total project cost including in-kind costs.
Requested funds must not exceed $3,000.
Minimum funds for your project to be successful.
Will you accept award funds less than your requested funds?
Do you agree to complete the sustainability project by the end of the calendar year of award acceptance?
Do you agree to provide evidence of project completion by the end of the calendar year of award acceptance?
Briefly describe your organization and the proposed sustainability project. The executive summary may be used to introduce your organization and project during the formal award acceptance.
What is your proposed sustainability project? Describe the proposed sustainability project in detail. Is this an existing or new project? How will you use the award funds?
How will your sustainability project engage and/or affect the Cedar Hill community? Describe the engagement in detail. Will the project create or reinforce a partnership with another organization?
What will be your measure of success? What is your expected outcome?
OPTIONAL BUT RECOMMENDED. All supporting documents including letters of recommendation and photos submitted may be used in grant and award applications, other City publications, webpages, and/or social media.
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