• 2023 Paint Iowa Beautiful Grant Now Open

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    October 24, 2022
    Keep Iowa Beautiful and Diamond Vogel Paint are pleased to announce the 2023 Paint Iowa Beautiful program. The program provides free paint to a wide variety of community projects throughout Iowa. Administered through Keep Iowa Beautiful with the paint provided by the Diamond Vogel Paint Company.
    “The partnership with Keep Iowa Beautiful allows Diamond Vogel to assist and work with many local volunteers and organizations that help strengthen communities, making Iowa a great place to live,” said Doug Vogel, Vice President, Marketing, of the Iowa based company. “These projects definitely improve the beauty of Iowa, its countryside and our communities.”
    “The Paint Iowa Beautiful program supports projects that help build and sustain stronger communities.” Said Reo Menning, Chair of the Keep Iowa Beautiful Board of Directors. “In the 20-year partnership with Keep Iowa Beautiful, Diamond Vogel has awarded over 12,000 gallons of paint for nearly 1,300 community projects in Iowa.” 
    The online grant application is now open to Iowans and can be completed and submitted by February 10, 2023. Access the Paint Iowa Beautiful application at:
    About Diamond Vogel
    Diamond Vogel is an Iowa based, family owned company started in 1926 by Andrew Vogel. It serves 13 states with seven manufacturing facilities and 53 service center outlets providing Architectural Finishes, Industrial and Original Equipment Finishes and Home Decorating Products. www.diamondvogel.com 
    About Keep Iowa Beautiful
    Keep Iowa Beautiful was established in 2000 by Governor Robert D. Ray and Donald F. Lamberti becoming the 23rd State Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. It is a 501c3 charitable organization working with citizens, neighborhoods and communities in improving the vitality and cultural health of the state of Iowa. KIB is helping build stronger communities to develop sustainable futures. For more information see our web page at www.keepiowabeautiful.com

    Natasha Shipp, Program Manager
    nshipp@sppg.com, 515-237-0339