Collective Impact Lincoln awards neighborhood mini-grants

The grants of up to $500 are available to resident-led projects in six Lincoln neighborhoods – Belmont, Clinton, Everett, Hartley, Near South, and University Place.

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Collective Impact Lincoln has awarded its first two mini-grants to improve the quality of life in the city’s core neighborhoods. The grants of up to $500 are available to projects in six focus neighborhoods – Belmont, Clinton, Everett, Hartley, Near South, and University Place – that support tangible, meaningful change through resident-led projects.

Collective Impact Lincoln has presented $500 mini-grants to:

> The Everett Neighborhood Association for an “Adopt A Block” program to reduce littering through education and resident action. The neighborhood association is partnering with a club at Everett Elementary School to raise awareness and provide education on the topic of littering, aiming to encourage residents to develop good habits and taking responsibility for the cleanliness of the neighborhood.

>  Heather Nobert, for a tree-planting project in the Clinton Neighborhood. The project aims to plant at least 15 trees in the Clinton Neighborhood to increase tree diversity as well as resiliency. The project also will help increase residents’ physical and mental well-being and help create a greater sense of community.

Residents and organizations can apply for up to $500 to jump-start their neighborhood endeavors. Projects can be small in scope or larger and partnership-oriented. The main requirement is that the project brings benefit and value to neighborhoods.

There is no deadline to apply. Those interested can apply for grants in three ways:

  1. By filling out our online form;
  2. By downloading the form and emailing it to nancy.petitto@civicnebraska.org; or
  3. By printing the form and mailing it to Collective Impact Lincoln c/o Civic Nebraska. The mailing address is on the form.

Collective Impact Lincoln, launched in 2017, creates lasting and meaningful resident-led investment and positive change in a half-dozen Lincoln neighborhoods. Through canvassing, community events, and our Community Builder Workshops, neighbors examine their communities’ natural strengths and take up new ways to improve them.

Collective Impact Lincoln is a partnership between Civic NebraskaNebraska Appleseed and the South of Downtown Community Development Organization

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