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Neighborhood Grant Programs

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  • by City Manager

Up to $100 Know Your Neighbor Grant:

Do you know who lives next door or down the block?  Here's your chance to change no into yes!  Take the first step in getting to know your neighbors, organizing your neighborhood, and strengthening community bonds and trust between all.  

  • May be used for block parties, event kick-offs, neighborhood clean-ups, ice cream socials, or other functions that build connections between neighbors.
  • Awarded as a pre-loaded $100 King Soopers gift card for block parties or (NEW) $50 Home Depot gift card for neighborhood clean-up events.
  • Grants available first come first served until funds run out starting January 1, 2019.

Apply online here.

If you received a 2019 Know Your Neighbor grant, fill out the Evaluation form here.

If you still need to fill out your 2018 Know Your Neighbor Evaluation, fill out the form here.

$25 Neighborhood Printing Assistance Grant (NEW):

Neighborhood Printing Assistance Grants are open to enrolled Neighbors Connected groups.  We provide $25 Printing assistance through the City's Print Shop for printing flyers and posters to publicize neighborhood events.

  • Apply at least 3 weeks before the date needed.
  • Provide file to Neighborhood Engagement Coordinator by email, USB, or physical copy.
  • Grants available first come first served until funds run out starting January 1, 2019.

Apply online here.

$250 Neighborhood Small Activity Grant:

  • Neighborhood Small Activity Grants are open to enrolled Neighbors Connected groups. These grants are up to $250, and can be used to develop your neighborhood group and organize larger neighborhood events.  
  • Examples include: entertainment for a festival, neighborhood t-shirts, neighborhood sports tournament, or even supplies for a front lawn happy hour with neighbors.
  • Grants available first come first served until funds run out starting January 1, 2019.

Apply online here.

If you received a 2019 Small Activity Grant, fill out the Evaluation form here.

$3000 Neighborhood Improvement Grant:

Neighborhood Improvement Grants are open to enrolled Neighbors Connected groups. 

  • These grants are larger grants up to $3000 for a neighborhood improvement project, program, or event which aids the neighborhood and brings people together.
  • Grants are not allowed for deferred maintenance.
  • Grants must provide a public benefit and be publicly accessible.
  • Groups may not be awarded in consecutive years.
  • Application will be available in March 2019.

Contact

City of Arvada Neighborhood Engagement Coordinator: Charise Canales
​Ccanales@arvada.org