Meek Mobilize Grants: Engaging Residents to Build Communities Block by Block (Florida)

The Carrie Meek Foundation is seeking applications for its Meek Mobilize Grants to mobilize residents and actively impact Miami-Dade’s Black and Brown communities.

Donor Name: The Carrie Meek Foundation

State: Florida

Cities: Opa-locka, Florida City and Liberty City

Type of Grant: Grant

Type of Entities: Nonprofit Organizations, Faith-based Institutions, Community Groups, Business Owners, Residents and Neighborhood Champions/Activists

Deadline (mm/dd/yyyy): 11/30/2021

Size of the Grant: $2,500 to $10,000

Grant Duration: 1 year


The Meek Mobilize Grants Program seeks the best ideas, projects, programs and initiatives that mobilize residents around issues that matter to them and strengthen their community. It’s an effort to unite residents in Opa-locka, Florida City and Liberty City behind critical quality of life causes impacting Miami-Dade’s Black and Brown communities.

They’re looking for programs and projects that:

  • Mobilize — Encourage more residents to get engaged and help improve the civic health and well-being of their surrounding neighborhoods
  • ConnectBuild block-by-block connections between neighbors around a cause they care about
  • Build — Support programs or projects to improve resident and neighborhood quality of life in the areas of Education, Health, Housing and Economic and Community Development. Special consideration will be given to projects linked to Community Safety.

Funding Information

  • Most grants will range between $2,500 and $10,000 to help support a project.
  • They expect to make about 5-10 grants in each of the three communities.
  • Grants will be made in January 2022 and must be used by December 31, 2022

Eligibility Criteria

The grant program will provide support to nonprofit organizations, faith-based institutions, community groups, business owners, residents and neighborhood champions/activists organizing grassroots community building efforts in Opa-locka, Florida City and Liberty City.

For more information, visit The Carrie Meek Foundation.