The city is excited to announce pre-applications are now being accepted for the new Neighborhood Pride grant program. The Neighborhood Pride program is a competitive 1:1 matching grant up to a maximum of $1,000 per household for exterior home improvements that can be seen from the street.
Residents interested in the program are invited to submit a pre-application. The pre-application requirements include:
- Properties must be located within the corporation limits
- Applicants must own the property for which the exterior improvements are being proposed. Or, if the applicant is a renter, owner acknowledgment will need to be provided.
- Applicants must be part of a cluster of three to five houses that are adjacent or within very close proximity of each other
- A representative of the cluster must be identified as the contact person.
Examples of projects eligible for funding include:
- Porch projects
The Neighborhood Pride Grant is a neighborhood revitalization program that focuses on encouraging groups of neighbors to collaborate on exterior improvements to their properties and build confidence in their neighborhood. For more details visit the website.