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Love Your Block (LYB) Grant

Grants to Pennsylvania Nonprofits in Eligible
Locations for Neighborhood Enhancement Projects

Agency Type:

Local

Funding Source:

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City of Pittsburgh

Conf. Date:

06/03/21

Deadline Date:

06/14/21 Midnight

Description:

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Grants of up to $1,500 to Pennsylvania nonprofit organizations in eligible locations for projects to enhance local neighborhoods. Funding is intended to support volunteer-based projects that benefit the public. Eligible projects include, but are not limited to, community garden maintenance, neighborhood clean-ups, or tree and flower planting. Organizations across Pittsburgh are invited to submit proposals.

Purpose: Love Your Block (LYB) is a program that supports resilience and beautification projects designed by residents for their neighborhoods. Neighbors and volunteers design and implement projects with grants provided by the City of Pittsburgh. LYB helps neighbors get together and improve local communities by combating blight, creating assets, and building resilience – block by block.

Successful projects will build strong partnerships, leverage donations, and most importantly, engage neighbors.

Project-related events must follow COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of the events.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 162139

Estimated Size of Grant:

Maximum award of $1,500

Term of Contract:

Projects must be implemented before October 31, 2021.

Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Community Organizations and Non-Profits may apply for Love Your Block.

Funding must be awarded through a non-profit. If your organization is not a non-profit, you can use one as a sponsor. Non-profits are welcome to sponsor multiple projects.

Pre-proposal Conference:

Office Hours - Applicants can drop in at any time during these time slots to ask a question before applying.

05/24/2021, 4:30-6:30 PM. To Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUrdOuvrzsoGtVP845Fn8hzr1szWbPXtjY3

05/26/2021, 11:30AM - 1:00PM. To Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUoc-Grrz0uHdSIadAZblNztdRx0EmHhro9

06/1/2021, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM. To Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0pd-uurj0oGdXfRc1CKrAGkUJzLuuyklE_

06/3/2021, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM. To Register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0od-qvpzgvEtStBVei5mPhldCD97e0UJU4

Pre-Application Information:

Timeline:
- Applications Close: June 14, 2021 at midnight.
- Project Review: Mid-June through early July 2021.
- Awards Announced: Early July 2021.
- Project Award Date - October 31, 2021

Funding is provided through reimbursement after project implementation.

Program Information: https://pittsburghpa.gov/oca/lyb
Guidelines: https://pittsburghpa.gov/oca/lyb-guidelines

Contact Information:

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

To apply online, see the URL for Full Text link below.

Direct questions to:

Leah Friedman: leah.friedman@pittsburghpa.gov

Eric Williams: eric.williams@pittsburghpa.gov

URL for Full Text (RFP):

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USA: Pennsylvania: Pittsburgh

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