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Local Municipalities among those awarded grants through NM Clean and Beautiful

SANTA FE (KSMX)- The New Mexico Tourism Department has awarded $778,700 to 37 communities including three local municipalities through the New Mexico Clean and Beautiful Grant Program for fiscal year 2021.

This program is suppose to help local governments develop and sustain programs that curb litter, reduce blight, and support beautification, recycling, and education initiatives. The department increased funding for the New Mexico Clean & Beautiful Grant Program by roughly 20 percent for fiscal year 2021 compared to fiscal year 2020.

The money is funded through the state general fund, the National Endowment for the Arts, and the federal CARES Act.

  • City of Clovis was granted $11,470
  • Curry County was granted $8,500
  • City of Portales received $6,300

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