Participate in the Won't You Be My Neighbor challenge! Take a selfie with your neighbors, and email it, along with the name of your neighborhood, to firstname.lastname@example.org. Be entered in a drawing to win a $100 Know Your Neighbor grant, a reservation for the Block Party Trailer and Neighborhood Movie Equipment. Deadline to enter is May 31.
What is Neighbors Connected?
Neighbors Connected is the City’s neighborhood engagement platform designed to connect residents with resources and opportunities that will help them develop sustainable neighborhood groups and strengthen their own communities.Neighborhoods enrolled in the Neighbors Connected Program will have access to all our neighborhood incentives including:
- Block Party Trailer
- Neighborhood Movies
- Grants for block parties, organizing a neighborhood and for neighborhood improvements
- Neighborhood Leader Network
- Neighborhood of the Year Award (coming soon)
- City-wide challenges and opportunities
How Your Neighborhood Group Can Enroll
1. Gather required information about your neighborhood group: Name; area boundaries; goals/potential projects; contact information for a Neighborhood Leader, 4-5 committee members, and method of communication between your group. We also suggest you have an additional 10 interested households as members to create the most sustainable neighborhood group.
2. Fill out our Neighbors Connected Online Enrollment Form.
Tips for Forming a New Group
- Use our Neighborhood Search Tool to find the name of your neighborhood.
- Review the How To Create a Neighborhood Group guide.
- Visit our Grants page for our small grant applications.
- Promote the development of sustainable neighborhood groups
- Build strong neighborhood connections
- Provide amenities (trailer, movies, grants) to neighborhoods enrolled in the Neighbors Connected: Neighborhood Strong Program.
City of Arvada Neighborhood Engagement Coordinator: Charise Canales