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Grants to Massachusetts Groups in Eligible Regions for Community Improvement Efforts

Love Your Block Mini-Grant


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Funding Source
City of Boston
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Geographic Focus
USA: Massachusetts: City of Boston

Important Dates
Deadline: 06/10/22 5:00 PM EST Save

Grant Description
Grants and in-kind support to Massachusetts groups in eligible locations to support community beautification efforts. Funding is intended for activities that improve local neighborhoods, including but not limited to park improvements, streetscaping, and creating green space. Activities must benefit communities within the City of Boston.

Love Your Block Mini-Grants help transform physical landscapes with social programs that highlight the culture of a community.

Do you have an idea for a project to bring your community together and improve your neighborhood? You are encouraged to submit a proposal for a community project for the chance to win grant funding and supplemental City services. The funding will allow winners to purchase necessary supplies to engage their neighbors and transform their neighborhoods.

Possible projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Creating green space: pocket parks, community gardens or vacant lot cleanups
  • Streetscaping: Planting trees or flowers along streets, creating new art on blank spaces, and
  • Park improvements: Installing benches and play equipment, repairing and repainting existing facilities.


  • Others (see text field entitled "Additional Eligibility Criteria" for clarification)

Additional Eligibility Criteria
Groups within Boston may apply.

Pre-Application Information
The deadline to apply is Friday, June 10, 2022, at 5 p.m. (EST).

Estimated Size of Grant
Up to $3,500 in grant funding and supplemental City services

Contact Information
Apply online:

If you have any questions please reach out to

Civic Organizing
1 City Hall Square, Room 805
Boston, MA 02201

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