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Neighborhood Matching Grant Program seeks applicants

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 The Department of Neighborhood is now accepting applications for the Neighborhood Matching Grant Program 2020 period.

Launched in 2008 in partnership with participating city council offices, the program supports neighborhood beautification and improvement projects by providing dollar-for-dollar matching grant reimbursements ranging from $500 to $5,000.

The program is designed to encourage civic activity among neighbors, promote volunteerism, and support projects that contribute towards building stronger communities.

The application deadline is Nov. 6, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Neighborhood-based organizations and civic clubs with State of Texas 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) non-profit certification are eligible to apply.
  • Neighborhood-based organizations without official nonprofit status may apply in partnership with a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) organization as co-applicant.
  • Grant projects must represent a specific geographic area located within the Houston city limits.

The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program is by DON in partnership with participating Houston City Council offices. The program is designed to encourage civic activity among neighbors, promote volunteerism, and support projects that contribute towards building stronger communities.

For the application form and guidelines, go to http://houstontx.gov/neighborhoods/Matching-Grant-App-Packet-FY2021.pdf.

 

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