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2022 Neighborhood Grants

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The Department of Planning and Community & Economic Development, Planning Division, has a grant program designed to help neighborhoods build capacity and beautify public places. The grant program helps to improve the quality of life within neighborhoods, and the City as a whole.

Project Preparation

  1. Meet with your neighborhood to plan a project and share the project idea with your alderperson. Visit the Common Council webpage to find your alderperson and contact information: https://www.cityofmadison.com/council/
  2. Review the Grant Program Guidelines English/Spanish/Traditional Chinese
  3. All potential grantees are REQUIRED to schedule a pre-application discusion with Planning Division staff. Contact Linda Horvath at lhorvath@cityofmadison.com or Angela Puerta at apuerta@cityofmadison.com by January 31st.

    Application
  4. Handwritten Application (English)/Spanish/Traditional Chinese - complete the application and submit it to the Planning Division by February 7, 2022, 4:30 p.m.; use email or hand deliver to Linda Horvath lhorvath@cityofmadison.com or, Angela Puerta apuerta@cityofmadison.com, 215 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., P.O. Box 2985, Planning Division, Madison 53701-2985.
  5. Online Application - complete and submit the application (coming soon to this webpage)
  6. Online Application - complete and submit the application (coming soon to this webpage).

Video Application - grab your phone and tell us about your project! Answer all of the application questions in no more than 10 minutes. Post your video to YouTube and send an email to neighborhoods@cityofmadison.com to let us know it is available for viewing.

Last Updated: 01/18/2022