National Painting Week

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National Painting Week is a time to refresh spaces,
to give back to your community and to make bold impressions.
It is our chance to gather new hues, textures, project ideas
and helpful tips for spring improvement projects.
A coat of paint can make a big difference!


Keep Ohio Beautiful’s National Painting Week Ohio
Grant Winners Announced
 

Keep Ohio Beautiful is pleased to have announced the ten grant winners of our fifth National Painting Week Ohio Program sponsored by Sherwin Williams.  Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program enables these groups to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of fresh paint and a lot of elbow grease.  This annual event is held in partnership with support from The Sherwin-Williams Company.  During the months of April through September, the ten (10) grant winners will transform their structure utilizing up to 40 gallons of exterior paints and painting supplies.

The ten (10) grant winners are as follows:

  • East Toledo Family Center – East Broadway Wall Painting
  • Geneva Clean & Green – City Project
  • Green Youngstown (1) – Youngstown Mooney H S Mural
  • Green Youngstown (2) – Ron’s Tree Service
  • Keep Cincinnati Beautiful – Hanna Playground Mural
  • Keep Hardin County Beautiful (1) – Merchant’s Building, Fairgrounds
  • Keep Hardin County Beautiful (2) – Will’s Costume Shop
  • Keep Montgomery Beautiful – Dayton Mural 
  • Keep Wickliffe Beautiful – Intihar Park Deck Revitalization
  • Platt R. Spencer Historical Society – Platt R. Spencer HouseTwo of the awardees will receive an additional $100 gift card at the end of the project for community improvement projects, based on reporting and the winner of two criteria; best visual impact and best community revitalization story

    .”We are proud supporters of National Painting Week in Ohio,” said Angela Brackmann-Holzschuh, Market Segmentation Manager, Sherwin-Williams.  “It is a valuable program and I really want to encourage community groups in Ohio to take full advantage of this great opportunity.””Through our partnership with the Sherwin-Williams Company, National Painting Week in Ohio empowers community groups to take a direct role in community revitalization efforts,” explains Michael Mennett, Executive Director of Keep Ohio Beautiful. “Something as simple as a fresh coat of paint on a public library or community center sends a strong message that we care about our communities.”


2018 Keep Ohio Beautiful National Painting Grant Application
Deadline: Closed will Open November 2017

– Keep Ohio Beautiful National Painting Week Introductory Letter
– Keep Ohio Beautiful National Painting Week Grant Application
– Keep Ohio Beautiful National Paint Week Permission to Paint Form

Sherwin-Williams is pleased again to announce their partnership with Keep Ohio Beautiful in support of the Keep Ohio Beautiful Paint Grants.  This wonderful grant is designed to provide community groups with supplies enabling them to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application Sherwin-Williams paint along with supporting volunteers.  Our grants kickoff Sherwin-Williams National Painting Week that begins on April 2017, but the grant-awarded community projects will have through October to complete their projects.  The nine (9) grant awardees, along with their volunteers will be eligible for up to 40 gallons of Sherwin-Williams exterior paint.

The Keep Ohio Beautiful Painting Grant is available to any Keep Ohio/ America Beautiful Certified Affiliate in good standing.  Sherwin-Williams will select winning projects from the applications submitted; private property owners and individual applicants cannot apply.

Applications must meet the following requirements to be considered:

  • One building per application
  • Proof of liability insurance
  • Signed permission to paint from building owner, history of building
  • Two before photos
  • How this grant will have a positive impact on local community
  • Agreement to provide a final report with “after” photos
  • Must provide project plans (surface-prep plan, safety plan, communication/awareness plan)
  • Must have a local budget of $300 for tools and safety equipment
  • Should include number of volunteers needed to complete project

Keep Ohio Beautiful will also provide two of the awardees an additional $100 gift card at the end of the project for community improvement projects, based on reporting and winner of the two criteria; best visual impact and best community revitalization story.

Applications must be received by February 28, 2017, and grants will be awarded March 20, 2017.  Applications may be submitted electronically or by fax or by mail.  Photos must be submitted electronically.

For more information or to download the application and permission to paint form, please visit www.keepohiobeautiful.org.  Any additional questions can be answered by Michael Mennett, Keep Ohio Beautiful, at 330-338-8328 or mmennett@keepohiobeautiful.org.

Keep Ohio Beautiful empowers Ohioans to make our communities clean and beautiful.


Keep Ohio Beautiful’s 2016 National Painting Week Ohio
Announces our Nine (9) Grant Winners 

Keep Ohio Beautiful is pleased to have announced the nine grant winners of our third National Planting Week Ohio Program sponsored by Sherwin Williams.  Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program enables these groups to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of fresh paint and a lot of elbow grease.  This annual event is held in partnership with support from The Sherwin-Williams Company.  During the months of April through October, the nine (9) grant winners will transform their structure utilizing up to 40 gallons of exterior paints and painting supplies.

The nine (9) grant winners are as follows:

  • East Toledo Family Center – Keep Toledo/Lucas County Beautiful
  • Geneva Clean & Green
  • Green Youngstown
  • Keep Alliance Beautiful
  • Keep Cincinnati Beautiful
  • Keep Wickliffe Beautiful
  • Monroe Arts Center – Keep Southeast Ohio Beautiful
  • St. Clair Superior Development Corporation – Keep Cleveland Beautiful
  • Village of Shawnee – Keep Southeast Ohio Beautiful

Keep Ohio Beautiful’s 2015 National Painting Week Ohio
Announces our Nine (9) Grant Winners 

Keep Ohio Beautiful is pleased to have announced the nine grant winners of our second National Planting Week Ohio Program sponsored by Sherwin Williams.  Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program enables these groups to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of fresh paint and a lot of elbow grease.  This annual event is held in partnership with support from The Sherwin-Williams Company.  During the months of April through September, the nine (9) grant winners will transform their structure utilizing up to 40 gallons of exterior paints and painting supplies.

The nine (9) grant winners are as follows:

  1. Keep Montgomery County Beautiful – Project HAALO
  2. City of Athens – Mansfield House Painting
  3. Keep Cincinnati Beautiful – Madisonville Ice House
  4. Keep Jefferson/Belmont Beautiful – Steubenville Marina Wall
  5. Darke County Solid Waste District – Darke Co Fair Poultry Barn
  6. Belden Historical Society – Belden Historical Society Town Hall, Grafton Township
  7. City of Geneva – Geneva Community Playground
  8. Keep Alliance Beautiful – Skate Park Renovation
  9. Keep Wickliffe Beautiful – Nehl’s Park Restroom 

Two of the awardees will receive an additional $200 gift card at the end of the project for community improvement projects, based on reporting and the winner of two criteria; best visual impact and best community revitalization story.  “We are proud supporters of National Painting Week in Ohio,” said Tim Baechle, vice president of marketing, Sherwin-Williams.  “It is a valuable new program and I really want to encourage community groups in Ohio to take full advantage of this great opportunity.”“Through our partnership with the Sherwin-Williams Company, National Painting Week in Ohio empowers community groups to take a direct role in community revitalization efforts,” explains Michael Mennett, Executive Director of Keep Ohio Beautiful. “Something as simple as a fresh coat of paint on a public library or community center sends a strong message that we care about our communities.


Keep Ohio Beautiful’s National Painting Week Ohio
Grant Winners Announced

Keep Ohio Beautiful is pleased to have announced grant winners of the National Painting Week Ohio Program sponsored by Sherwin-Williams.  Designed to provide community groups with paint and painting supplies, the program enables these groups to renew a community structure in need into something beautiful through the application of fresh paint and a lot of elbow grease.  During the months of April through July, the four (4) grant winners will transform their structure utilizing up to 40 gallons of exterior paints and painting supplies.

The four (4) Ohio grant winners are as follows:

  • Summit County Historical Society, Akron – Keep Akron Beautiful

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  • City of Vermilion Gazebo, Vermilion – Keep Lorain County Beautiful

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  • Glenwood Avenue Project, Youngstown – Green Youngstown

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Keep Ohio Beautiful received many applications from across the state, and grant winners were chosen based on their applications.  Two of the awardees will receive an additional $500 gift card at the end of the project for community improvement projects, based on reporting and the winner of two criteria; best visual impact and best community revitalization story.

National Painting Week, in its third year, is slated for the week of April 7.  Sherwin-Williams employees across the U.S. will dedicate their time, effort and Sherwin-Williams products to upgrade nonprofits, churches, schools and other deserving community organizations.

“We are proud to bring National Painting Week to Ohio and the cities of Chicago and Milwaukee,” said Tim Baechle, vice president of marketing, Sherwin-Williams.  “It is a valuable new program and I encourage community groups in Ohio to take full advantage of this great opportunity.”

“Through our partnership with the Sherwin-Williams Company, National Painting Week in Ohio empowers community groups to take a direct role in community revitalization efforts,” explains Michael Mennett, executive director of Keep Ohio Beautiful. “Something as simple as a fresh coat of paint on a public library or community center sends a strong message that we care about our communities.”

For additional information regarding Keep Ohio Beautiful’s National Painting Week Ohio Program, please contact Michael Mennett, Keep Ohio Beautiful at 330-338-8328 or mmennett@keepohiobeautiful.org. 2015 Grant will open in October 2014.

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