The Keep Salem Beautiful Board of Directors have initiated a Residential Curb Appeal Grant Program to stimulate improvement and beautification to the exterior front and street side of qualified residential properties within the City limits.
Some outside improvements include painting doors and shutters, cleaning outside of house, removal of litter and debris, removal of inoperable equipment and unwanted items, and dumpster fees. Also plantings, including small bushes, trees, and flowers.
Residents may request grant applications at 618 339-8725; or by mail to Keep Salem Beautiful, PO Box 370, Salem, IL 62881; or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org .
Grants in the amount of $50 to $250 will be awarded for approved projects while grant funds are available.
Completed applications must be returned by December 31, 2018. Applicants will be notified in January 2019 if their grant application has been approved.