Small Grant Program

Small Grant Program

Small grants in the amount of $500 to $800 are distributed by KOB on a competitive basis to projects that clean and beautify Oakland parks, creeks, streets and other right-of-way. Evidence that the project is sustainable after grant funding terminates is a primary criterion. Partnerships that leverage additional resources and the public visibility of a project are also considered when awarding grants. Public locations must be registered under the Oakland Adopt a Spot program prior to the awarding of funds. Twenty percent of funds will be withheld until the recipient has submitted a final report, including documentation of expenditures, and KOB has conducted a site visit.

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How can you support KOB small grants in Oakland?
There are two ways you can donate to KOB.  1.) Online through our Paypal link here, 2.) Mail your check to the following address.  Make checks out to “Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation” specifying KOB in the memo line (see note below about our fiscal sponsor).

 

Keep Oakland Beautiful (KOB) is an affiliate of Keep America Beautiful, a national nonprofit organization.  Oakland Parks and Recreation Foundation (OPRF) serves as the fiscal sponsor for KOB.  OPRF is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization with the tax id # 94-2751052. All donations are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.  Because KOB is a local group affiliated with OPRF, when you donate to KOB through OPRF, your donations are tax deductible.