The Neighborhood Engagement Mini-Grant Program offers funding for initiatives that promote, build or strengthen neighborhood involvement for voluntary organizations. To be eligible for the program neighborhood groups must be a Crime Watch Group, Neighborhood Association or Voluntary Homeowners Association. Voluntary organization must also have a checking account as well. Grants are awarded up to $500 and examples include but not limited to:
Applicants should start planning now. Please submit your neighborhood group’s Idea Proposal, by no later than May 15, 2018, to the program coordinator to allow for review of project concept and determine eligibility for program. The Idea Proposal will allow staff to assist in identifying areas needing further development or research and ensure the proposal meets grant guidelines.
A full application will need to be completed by June 1st!
There will be an informational session about the Neighborhood Engagement Mini-Grant Program on Wednesday, April 25th at 7501-A Independence Pkwy, Hardy Community Room at 6:00 PM.
For more information about the Mini-Grant Program, please contact Esmeralda De La Cruz at Esmeraldad@plano.gov or 972-208-8150.