City of Montgomery officials announced via social media last week that the city and nearby Smithers will receive 20 mini-grants for civic improvements, programs and projects.
Programs to be funded through the WV Hub-Cultivate WV program and the Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation include beautification projects, a walking trail, a farmers market, a community garden and others.
The Greater Kanawha Valley Foundation is funding $40,000 in mini-grants to invest in the projects implemented by groups of at least three volunteers on the Cultivate WV Montgomery-Smithers team for the community improvements.
According to WVHub.org, the following projects will be implemented within a six-month timeline:
• Courtyard Beautification
The Courtyard Beautification project will provide the residents of the Montgomery General Elderly Care Center access to an outdoor space to…