City invites residents to ‘love your block’ and possibly win a $500 grant

Screenshot (528)If you had $500, what would you do?

Like to work with your neighbors? Have an idea to make your block better? Whatever you do, let’s do it together! Gather your neighbors, prepare a proposal, and apply!

Grant applications will be accepted until Sept. 30.

2016 Love Your Block Project Ideas

  • Community carnival, dance or other event
  • Information kiosk
  • Decorative flower baskets
  • Benches and garbage receptacles in neighborhood parks
  • Play equipment at local parks and schools
  • Neighborhood identification signs
  • Public art including wall murals, mosaics, and sculpture
  • Historical markers
  • Tree plantings
  • Park projects
  • Neighborhood clean-up or graffiti paint out
  • Providing educational or safety workshops (e.g. Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), “Map Your Neighborhood”)
  • Community garden or pollinator pathway
  • Small community lending library
  • Beautification project
  • Sidewalk repairClick here for the application.

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