Neighborhood Grants

2018 Neighborhood Grant Program

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.

Grant Program Steps

  • Review the Grant Program Guidelines by clicking here.
  • Meet with your neighborhood to plan a project.
  • If interested, feel free to attend the Optional Grant Workshop on December 6, 6:00 p.m. at the City-County Building, 210 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Room 103A. View the workshop slideshow from 2017.
  • Contact Linda Horvath, Planning Division, for a pre-application discussion. Call Linda: 608-267-1131 or email:
  • Complete and submit your application so it arrives at the Planning Division by February 19, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

Application Forms

Click here to complete the online application, or click here for a .pdf of the application. Handwrite and email, drop off, or mail application to Linda Horvath, City of Madison Planning Division, 126 S. Hamilton St., P.O. Box 2985, Madison WI 53701-2985, or, so application arrives by February 19, 2018, 4:30 p.m.

You will receive confirmation of receipt of your application within one to two business days by phone or email. If you do not, please call Linda as soon as possible: 608-267-1131.

Completed Grant Projects 1999-2012


Secret Places Duck Race
2016 Secret Places Neighborhood Waterway Restoration Project, Duck Race Celebration
Last Updated: 11/30/2017

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