NEIGHBORHOOD GRANTS 2017
United Way of Pierce County’s Neighborhood Grants Program, powered by South Sound Together, provides financial and technical support to resident or community-led groups for projects that help children and families in their neighborhood.
This year, the Neighborhood Grants Program, in partnership with South Sound Together, will be awarding chosen groups in amounts ranging from $500 to $1,500. Funding will be awarded in a single disbursement during the month of May. Grantees will be required to submit a final report in order to be eligible to apply again next year.
WHO SHOULD APPLY
Any Pierce County community-led groups in the Bethel, Springbrook, Franklin Pierce, Key Peninsula or Eastside (Salishan) neighborhoods are eligible to apply this year. Each group must include at least four volunteers.
- Any resident, informal group of neighbors or community-led group working on a project or activity that will directly benefit their community.
- Advocacy groups focusing on neighborhood improvements such as: after-school programs, community gardens, etc.
- Neighborhood or apartment associations, neighborhood watches that develop resident leadership to identify and resolve neighborhood issues.
- Support groups where none exist due to transportation or language barriers, or subject matter.
HOW TO APPLY