The City of Lakewood is launching a new grant program: Neighborhood Get-Togethers for neighborhood groups to support their gatherings, activities and projects that bring residents together.
Donor Name: City of Lakewood
Type of Grant: Grant
Size of the Grant: $100 to $500
These small grants, ranging from $100 to $500, are intended to support projects or events that bring neighbors together around a shared purpose or activity.
- Applicant must be a resident or property owner in Lakewood.
- Applications should be submitted at least 30 days prior to event.
- Event should be inclusive and open to all neighbors.
- If your proposal is approved, you must complete a contract.
- Provide a follow-up evaluation within two weeks of the date of the event, including:
- Completed evaluation form.
- All receipts from items purchased for the event.
- At least five photographs of the event.
They WILL NOT fund projects that:
- Occur outside of Lakewood city limits.
- Do not have proper permitting and do not adhere to City codes and regulations.
- Are organized by a business; educational, religious, or political organizations; or use funding for cash prizes, field trips or admissions.
- Include alcohol, cigarettes and any illegal substances in the proposed grant budget.
- Finance private property improvements.
Examples of eligible Get-Togethers:
- Food and supplies for a neighborhood BBQ, ice cream social or block party.
- Plants, soil and mulch to jump-start a neighborhood garden.
- Supplies for a neighborhood trail clean-up and shirts for volunteers.
- Holiday dinner and mailbox decorating contest.
- Free Little Library, community pantry or seed bank project.
- Composting, xeriscaping or bee conservation lunch and learn.
- Neighborhood entryway beautification project and breakfast.
- Public art showcase.
- Memorial tree planting event.
For more information, visit City of Lakewood.