Neighborhood Activation Fund

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Neighborhood Activation Fund

The City of Cincinnati has created the Neighborhood Activation Fund which will provide resources to support community projects and events in neighborhoods, with the purpose of restoring community fabric and rebuilding relationships that have been suffered due to the pandemic. Applicants must be neighborhood based not-for-profit organizations and priority for funding will be given to Community Councils, Neighborhood Business Associations, and Community Development Corporations.

Round 1

$10,000 each for Community Councils, CDCs, and Business Associations

Applications are open now through Dec 2021

Expenditures through Sept 2022, final reports due Oct 2022

Eligibility

Eligible applicants will consist of community councils, community business associations,
community development corporations, and other neighborhood serving not-for-profit entities.

Preference will be given to recognized community councils, recognized business
associations, and recognized community development corporations until the end of the year.
          – Recognized community councils are those that have participated in the Neighborhood
Support Program within the past five years (2015-2020).
          – Recognized business associations are non-profits that are separate and distinct from
their community council and have participated in the Neighborhood Business District
Support fund within the past five years (2015-2020).
          – Recognized community development corporations are those that have received
operating support from the City of Cincinnati through Homebase, within the past five
years (2015-2020).

Applicants must be within the City of Cincinnati and must be from the
community(ies) with which they are working and demonstrate connectedness to that
community.

Only one proposal may be submitted by an eligible non-profit organization for Round 1

Questions?:  contact us:  NAF@investinneighborhoods.com

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Cover Letter from the City | Application | NAF authorization form to handle funds | NAF Training Slides  | Video link to 8-4-21 Training | FAQ

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