City of Little Rock - Department of Housing and Neighborhood Programs
04/23/21 3:00 PM Receipt
Grants of $1,000 to Arkansas nonprofit neighborhood-based organizations in eligible locations for community improvement projects. Funding is intended to promote events and activities that will have a direct and lasting impact on the quality of life in local communities. Eligible applicants are located in Little Rock.
The City of Little Rock is happy to announce a competitive grant program designed to help Neighborhood-Based Organizations (NBOs) meet their most pressing challenges through community service and focused city services. The purpose of the grant is to promote and increase volunteer-ism in the City while partnering with City staff to improve the quality of life in local neighborhoods.
Project Description, Specific Goals of the Initiative:
The following projects will be prioritized: blocks within a 500-foot radius of an elementary, middle, or high school (this should be noted in the grant application); projects that address one or more vacant lots; projects that improve the overall neighborhood aesthetics; projects that eliminate blight; and, projects that benefit a business district.
For examples of previously approved projects, see https://www.littlerock.gov/media/7550/2021-lybg-application.pdf#page=6.
GrantWatch ID#: 128692
The City anticipates awarding thirty-five (35) grants (maximum of five (5) grants per Ward).
Projects must be completed in the months of May through December of 2021.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Submit your application via:
Fax: 501-399-3461 Attn: Lisa Wells
Department of Housing & Neighborhood Programs
500 West Markham, Ste. 120W
Little Rock, AR 72201
Attn: Lisa Wells
For questions regarding this grant program, please contact Lisa Wells at 371-4490.
For More Information:
Kevin Howard, Director
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