Each year, Keep Mesquite Beautiful submits the Governor’s Community Achievement Award (GCAA) to Keep Texas Beautiful (KTB). This competitive grant process allows KTB Affiliates to report all projects, numbers and programs that they have been working on throughout the year.
The GCAA is presented each year to an array of Texas communities with the best grassroots environmental programs in the state. Communities are judged based on their population size, which is derived from population estimates from the Texas State Data Center.
The efforts of these communities to involve citizens, businesses, schools, local government and youth to keep their city, county or region beautiful will earn 10 of them a share of $2 million in landscaping monies from Texas Department of Transportation. These prizes are designated for landscaping projects along local state rights-of-way.
Click here to view Keep Mesquite Beautiful’s GCAA Submission!