City of Dallas
03/14/14 5:00 PM
Grants of up to $10,000 each are available to neighborhood groups active in southern Dallas, Texas to enhance the quality of life in their community/neighborhood with either a service program or a construction project. Programs/projects should involve the participation of local residents on an ongoing basis, and once launched should be self-sustaining without needing continual funding or services provided by the City of Dallas.
There are four sub-categories of these types of programs: Community Enrichment, Physical Community Enhancement, Neighborhood Feature, and New Physical Community Improvement.
Grant Requirements :
Ideas should be on-going service programs or construction projects. On-going programs submitted need to be implemented and be able to start showing positive results within one (1) year of receiving funds. Construction projects need to be completed within (1) year of receiving awarded funds.
All submissions should accomplish the following:
- Build a stronger, healthier community
- Provide a public benefit
- Meet a neighborhood need or desire
- Involve residents and other members of the community in various aspects of the project
- Be maintained by the neighborhood or the applicant group for a minimum of: 4 years (construction projects), and 2 years (on-going service programs).
Funds cannot be used funding to pay for any of the following:
- Individual maintenance type projects or improvements that are required by City Code
- Replace or serve as an association’s operating budget
- Fund projects that will require ongoing maintenance from the City of Dallas
- Fund projects that conflict with City policies or codes
- Fund projects that would require ongoing City involvement, staffing or add to the City’s operating expenses
- Pay for expenditures incurred or project commitments made prior to receiving funding
- Pay for travel expenses
- Payments to individuals other than those who provide their professional services
- Payments to community members for volunteer services connected to a project
GrantWatch ID#: 140289
On-going programs submitted need to be implemented and be able to start showing positive results within one (1) year of receiving funds. Construction projects need to be completed within (1) year of receiving awarded funds.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
Office of Strategic Customer Services
C/O growSouth Neighborhood Challenge
1500 Marilla Street, 7AN
Dallas, TX 75201
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