PRE-APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED NOW UNTIL APRIL 1ST 2023
GRANT RECIPIENTS WILL BE ANNOUNCED ON MAY 1ST 2023
What is the Neighborhood Pride Grant?
The Neighborhood Pride Grant is a dynamic program dedicated to revitalizing neighborhoods by fostering collaboration among neighbors. It encourages residents to come together and make exterior improvements to their properties, instilling a sense of pride and confidence in their community.
Benefits of Participation:
By applying and being awarded the grant, participants gain access to valuable resources that accelerate their home improvement projects and contribute to neighborhood revitalization, including:
Matching funds for visible exterior improvements (up to $1,000 on a dollar-for-dollar basis)
This competitive grant matches funds for exterior improvements that are visible from the street. Each household within a cluster can receive a maximum grant of $1,000. To be eligible, applicants must form clusters of 3-5 adjacent or closely situated houses.
This grant is a competitive 1:1 matching grant for exterior improvements that are visible from the street, up to a maximum of $1,000 per household within the cluster. One of the major requirements of this grant is the proximity of houses. Applicants should be clusters of 3-5 houses that are adjacent or within very close proximity to each other.
NPG Target Areas
We have identified 17 Target Areas in Sidney with strong potential for revitalization. Clusters located within these target zones receive additional points during the application evaluation process.
Curb Gardens (plantings between sidewalk and street)
Pavers or Bricks to Line Sidewalks, Paths or Gardens
Bricks to edge gardens and greenspace
New House Numbers
Intersection Beautification (flowers or shrubs in corner spaces)
Side Walk Repair
Flowers and Plants
Hedge and Shrub Planting
Painting Supplies for Neighborhood-Wide Exterior Summer Painting Projects
Dumpster Rental for Neighborhood and Yard Clean Ups
How do I apply?
To apply, gather your neighbors and form a cluster of 3-5 properties. Once your cluster is organized, complete and submit the pre-application below. City Staff will then reach out to the designated spokesperson for the cluster to guide you through the next steps.
Join us in transforming our neighborhoods and creating a strong sense of community. Apply for the Neighborhood Pride Grant today!