West Central Traffic Box 2DSC 3133Sau BaccaratThe 2021 Neighborhood Improvement Grant program is now open and taking applications.

Sau BaccaratThis is the third year for the program, which is designed to support neighborhood projects that beautify public spaces and strengthen community involvement. Accepted projects must enhance the aesthetics of the neighborhood, provide a clear community benefit, be accessible to all residents and increase civic pride. Examples include community gardens, improvements to community centers, benches, public art or signage. Expenses such as routine maintenance, social events or operating expenses will not be covered.

The City’s Community Development Division will award grants up to $5,000 to any registered Fort Wayne neighborhood association or one of the City’s four Area Partnerships. Final applications will be due March 1, 2021.

Virtual Workshop – February 3, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Neighborhood leaders are invited to a virtual workshop to learn more about the program to help answer questions about the grant process and get assistance refining grant applications. If interested in attending, please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Information and guidelines about the Neighborhood Improvement Grant program:
pdfFact Sheet
pdfApplication Deadline is March 1, 2021
Neighborhood Association Registration Form