Mayor Hogsett Announces Indianapolis Neighborhood Grant Program – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Groups that want to spruce up their Indianapolis neighborhoods can now apply for funding through the city’s Neighborhood Grants program.

The program was announced Monday by Mayor Joe Hogsett, the Indianapolis County City Council and the Indianapolis Neighborhood Resource Center.

“No one knows a neighborhood better than their neighbors. The Neighborhood Grants Program will capitalize on this knowledge and improve the quality of life for Indianapolis residents,” Hogsett said.

The grant program has $500,000. Funding is provided through the American Rescue Plan Act.

Neighborhood groups can apply until June 6 for grants of up to 0,000.

The program is open to registered Marion County neighborhood organizations located in a Qualified census tract and or in a postal code which has been negatively impacted by COVID-19.

Here are some examples of eligible projects:

  • Community Gathering Areas
  • Community gardens
  • neighborhood clean-ups
  • Neighborhood signs (entrance door)
  • Murals or public art installations

A second round of grants will be open for applications in October.

For more information, visit the INRC website.

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