Neighborhood Grants — Did You Know These are Available in Fort Collins?
It's true, the city of Fort Collins offers grants for neighborhoods. Here we'll tell you what the grants can be used for and how you can go about getting one.
WHAT YOU CAN DO WITH A FORT COLLINS NEIGHBORHOOD GRANT
- Neighborhood clean-ups
- Block parties or pot lucks
- Beautification projects
- Neighborhood gateway projects
WHAT YOU CANNOT DO WITH A FORT COLLINS NEIGHBORHOOD GRANT
- Campaign, Political
- Purchase Alcohol
- Pay Homeowner Association Business expenses
- Do personal/private property projects
The city will review grant applications and will evaluate them each individually. There is a set list of guidelines that will be followed during the review, including but not limited to deciding if the grant will help build positive neighbor relationships in your neighborhood, does your request include the entire neighborhood and volunteer hours associated with the event.
The next grant deadline, there are three phases throughout the year, is July 16, 2015. And the third grant deadline for the year is October 1, 2015.