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Mayor’s Neighborhood Grants Program

Grants to Nebraska Neighborhood Organizations for
COVID-19 Pandemic Recovery Projects

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City of Omaha - Office of the Mayor Jean Stothert

Deadline Date:

03/19/21 4:00 PM


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Grants of up to $5,000 to Nebraska neighborhood organizations in eligible regions for new or existing projects that aid in the recovery from the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Funding may be used for vaccine awareness and promotion, projects that address food insecurity, acquisition and distribution of personal protective equipment, safe neighborhood activities, and other interventions to assist neighborhood and families. Grants can be utilized for public purposes only and may benefit the residents of the City of Omaha.

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GrantWatch ID#: 153483

Estimated Size of Grant:

Grants are available for up to $5,000.

Term of Contract:

All grant funds must be expended by December 31, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

- Neighborhood organizations must have been registered and listed in the City of Omaha’s Neighborhood Association Directory: by Monday, March 15, 2021.
- Organizations must have a valid Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN). Applicants must submit an Internal Revenue Service (IRS) W-9 form with their application. If an organization is using a fiscal agent, a W-9 must be completed by the fiscal agent and submitted with your organization’s application.
- Organizations having an outstanding final program report are ineligible for 2021 funding.

Projects cannot result in any benefit or improvement to individual citizen or privately owned property.

Unallowable costs include but are not limited to:
•Weapons and high-tech alarms
•Recording Equipment
•Decorative and/or way-finding signs
•Neighborhood Watch
•Art and Recreation
•Block Parties

Pre-Application Information:

- February 19, 2021: Release of 2021 Mayor’s Neighborhood Grants application
- Friday, March 19, 2021 by 4:00 PM: 2021 Mayor’s Neighborhood Grants application deadline
- May, 2021: 2021 Mayor’s Neighborhood Grants Award notifications

The Review Committee will evaluate each application and submit final recommendations to Mayor Stothert.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Applications can be submitted:
1. Electronically to or
2. Mailed to Neighborhood Grants Program, Office of the Mayor, 1819 Farnam Street, Suite 300 Omaha, NE 68183

If you have questions, please call the Neighborhood Grants Program at 402-444-5151, or email the address above for assistance.

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