$150,000 Available Through Arlington's 2019 Neighborhood Matching Grant Program
By Office of Communication
Posted on September 11, 2019, September 11, 2019

Neighborhood Matching Grants 

The City of Arlington is pleased to announce another Neighborhood Matching Grant call for projects. Through this year’s program, $150,000 is available to fund improvement projects that will beautify and enhance the public spaces and strengthen neighborhoods throughout The American Dream City.

Neighborhoods can apply for up to $25,000 for their projects, which could include public art, beautification, landscaping, entrance signs, sidewalks, traffic calming or other neighborhood capacity building improvements.

Applications for this grant program opened Monday, Sept. 9 and are due by Friday, Nov. 1, 2019. For a project to be considered, it must be submitted by neighbors, serve a public purpose, have a detailed timeline and meet all City codes. Each neighborhood must also contribute 20 percent grant match towards the project.

Click here to access the Neighborhood Matching Grant Guidebook and grant application and to see examples of past projects.

Information Sessions

To apply, a project team leader must attend one of five Information Sessions scheduled throughout the city. These sessions are scheduled:

• 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2019, at the Northeast Branch Library
• 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019, Southeast Branch Library
• 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019, George W. Hawkes Library
• 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2019, West Police Station
• 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, East Police Station

Projects approved for last year’s program included a $13,000 grant for Tuscany Lakes’ entryway improvements, a $20,260 grant to expand La Frontera’s playground and an $18,000 grant to help Waterwood Estates install drought-tolerant plants and stone edging along Arkansas Lane and Perkins Place.

The Arlington City Council is expected to approve projects by January 2020. Questions about the Neighborhood Matching Grant Program can be sent by email to neighborhoods@arlingtontx.gov.

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