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Grants to Arizona Neighborhood Organizations and Groups to Improve Public Safety

Neighborhood Block Watch Grant Program (NBWGP)


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Funding Source
City of Phoenix
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Geographic Focus
USA: Arizona: Phoenix

Important Dates
Conference Date: 12/01/22
Deadline: 12/05/22 4:00 PM Arizona Time Save

Grant Description
Grants of up to $3,000 and grants of up to $15,000 to Arizona neighborhood organizations to promote safety in eligible communities. Applicants must complete required registrations prior to applying. Funding is intended for programs and activities that will reduce and prevent crime. Funding is intended to enhance the quality of life in the City of Phoenix.

The City of Phoenix, Phoenix Police Department, Fiscal Management Bureau, Neighborhood Block Watch Unit is seeking applications for the 2023 Neighborhood Block Watch Grant Program. This program provides an opportunity to enhance the safety and quality of life in the City of Phoenix through empowerment of community groups. NBWGP funds offer neighborhood groups the resources to create new and innovative programs and activities designed to prevent and reduce crime in their community.

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Additional Eligibility Criteria
Eligible applicants are: Neighborhood Block Watch groups and/or neighborhood organizations, registered through the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Services Department, Neighborhood Notification Service are eligible to apply for Neighborhood Block Watch grants. Homeowner Associations are not eligible to apply as a Primary Applicant Group; however, Homeowner Associations, educational or faith-based organizations, non-profit agencies within a specific geographic area, and City of Phoenix departments (such as the Neighborhood Services Department, Police Department, and Parks and Recreation Department) may apply as a Co-Applicant Group. City of Phoenix employees cannot be signers on grant applications in their capacity as a City employee.

It is a mandatory requirement that the Primary Applicant Group be listed with the City of Phoenix Neighborhood Notification Program. Once listed, your organization will receive information about issues that affect the livability of your neighborhood.

Pre-Proposal Conference
NBWGP Staff will hold training workshops during November to assist applicants with the application process. Dates and times of online workshops are listed below:​
- Tuesday, November 8th, 15th, 22nd, and 29th at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Arizona local time
- Thursday, November 3rd, 10th, 17th, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Arizona local time
- Thursday, December 1st, at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m., Arizona local time​​

To attend the 10:00 a.m. workshop, please click here:
To attend the 2:00 p.m. workshop, please click here:

Upon request, NBWGP staff can host bilingual workshops and/or meet with community members to assist with the grant application submission process. If interested, please contact Michael Noyd at 602-534-2036 to schedule your workshop.

Pre-Application Information
The application submission deadline is Monday, December 5, 2022, at 4:00 p.m., Arizona local time.

For applicants requesting $3,000 or less, the deadline to register with NSD is the day the grant application is due.
For those requesting $3,001 or more (up to $15,000 maximum), the deadline is six months prior to the grant application due date. To register, visit the Neighborhood Services Department (NSD) Neighborhood Coordination and Resources website ( and Review the Neighborhood Notification Directory Packet.

Estimated Size of Grant
The maximum grant amount that can be applied for is $15,000. Organizations that have been in existence for 6 months or less prior to application submission deadline may only apply for a maximum of $3,000.

Term of Contract
Grant awards cannot be funded prior to July 1, 2022.

Contact Information
Apply Online:

If you are not able to locate the information you need, please call the Grant Staff at 602-262-6131 or email

For questions about registration, contact NSD at 602-534-4444.

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