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Neighborhood Mini-Grants 

 

Dayton’s neighborhood leaders demonstrate creativity, collaboration and hard work in their efforts to improve livability, add amenities and promote awareness. The City of Dayton’s Neighborhood Mini-Grant program provides a boost to revitalization and community-building across the city. Since 2008, the City of Dayton has awarded more than $200,000 to neighborhood groups and business associations through the Neighborhood Mini-Grants program. Recipients are awarded a maximum of $5,000 for physical improvements, marketing materials, community events, and other initiatives benefiting the community or increasing organizational capacity. Recipients are encouraged to use grant funds to leverage other funding sources and contributions. Applications are reviewed by a selection committee and ranked on standard criteria and special criteria. For more information, contact Connie Nisonger at 333-7380.

In 2014, the following projects were approved for mini-grants:     

Dayton View Triangle: Festival & Tour ($1,175) 

Downtown Dayton Partnership: Activated Spaces ($5,000) 

Greater Old North Dayton Business Association:  National Night Out ($3,550) 

Historic Huffman Neighborhood Association:  Beautification Project ($5,000) 

McPherson Town Neighborhood Development Corp.: Street Closure Rehabilitation ($2,306) 

Mt. Vernon Neighborhood Association:  Ridgedale Road Planter Upgrades ($1,625) 

Oregon Historic District Society:  Period Garden Shed/Children’s Garden ($5,000)

 

Phoenix Project: Gardens & Greenhouse Improvements ($3,200) 

Jane Reece Neighborhood Association:  Community Garden ($5,000) 

Salem Avenue Business Association:  Marketing and Development ($3,400) 

Salem Avenue Peace Corridor:  Operation Toolbox Safety Project ($1,952) 

Southeast Priority Board:  Earthfest 2015 ($5,000) 

Historic South Park Incorporated:  Live! South Park ($5,000) 

Ujima Neighborhood Network:  Annual Arts Day ($2,450)