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GENERAL GUIDELINES

1. Reporting period is from January 1 - December 31, 2018.
2. Application must be submitted by 5pm, February 15, 2019.
3. Population Categories:

Landscape Awards by Population Size Categories
CATEGORY: LANDSCAPE AWARD OF:
1. Up to 3,000 $ 90,000
2. 3,001 - 5,500 $ 110,000
3. 5,501 - 9,000 $ 130,000
4. 9,001 - 15,000 $ 160,000
5. 15,001 - 25,000 $ 180,000
6. 25,001 - 40,000 $ 210,000
7. 40,001 - 65,000 $ 250,000
8. 65,001 - 90,000 $ 270,000
9. 90,001 - 180,000 $ 290,000
10. 180,001+ $ 310,000
TOTAL $ 2,000,000

For 2018 GCAA applications, use the total community population for January 2017 from the Texas Demographic Center available at: http://ktb.org/gcaa

PROGRAM PORTFOLIO GUIDELINES

1. All support material must take place in the reporting period of 01/01/2018 - 12/31/2018, unless otherwise noted.
2. Only photographs may be submitted (i.e. no newspaper articles, social media posts, etc.).  
3. Photograph collages are not allowed.
4. In addition to the 12 maximum photographs, applicants must submit support materials from three of the following five options:
    A. Two examples of public awareness or promotional materials.
    B. Two examples of legible local media support (i.e. news articles, publications, social media).
    C. Two examples of educational materials developed for use in adult or youth educational activities.
    D. Two city or county ordinances related to litter prevention, litter law, waste management or illegal dumping.  Include the complete ordinance, including section, title, details and website line (if applicable). Reporting period does not apply.
    E. Two examples of awards, recognition, and/or proclamations given to the community or community programs recognizing environmental stewardship.