Green Spot

Partnering Communities


Community Backyards Participation

Community Backyards is closed for the season. Please check back in spring 2020.

Ready to go green? Earn $50 for your yard by participating in the online course and quiz or attending an in-person workshop! Community Backyards participants will automatically be enrolled to be a GreenSpot after receiving their voucher. Becoming a GreenSpot is a requirement of the program. Why? Well, there are a couple reasons.

  1. It's Easy! By implementing one of the backyard conservation rebate practices, you're already working on going green!
  2. Rebates are provided by the City of Columbus and participating communities. Without their support, funding would not be available for rebates.

Listed below are participating communities along with eligible rebate items. Rebates are limited to one reimbursement for each household. Not sure which community you fall under? We verify addresses online through The Franklin County Auditor and determine eligibility by your primary tax district.
                                                       ***Your primary tax district may be different than your postal/mailing address***


Participating Communities


BEXLEY • COLUMBUS CANAL WINCHESTER • DUBLIN GAHANNA • GRANDVIEW • GROVE CITY 
HILLIARD •  NEW ALBANY OBETZ   REYNOLDSBURG  UPPER ARLINGTON  WESTERVILLE 
WHITEHALL WORTHINGTON UNINCORPORATED TOWNSHIPS


Eligible for a $50 Rebate on one of the following: Rain Barrel, Compost Bin, or Native Plants & Trees

Not within a participating community but still in Franklin County?
Don't worry, you are eligible for a $50 rebate on a rain barrel or compost bin!


         If you live outside of Franklin County or a participating community, contact your local Soil and Water office for available conservation assistance.

Questions? Many program details or eligibility clarification can be answered on our FAQ page. If that doesn't help, give us a call; (614) 486-9613 or contact us through email!