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  • Igniting the power of everyday people to create an extraordinary world right where they live. Photos by Janet Century Photography.
  • Investing in a resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland.
  • Bringing together a diverse network of neighbors to respond innovatively to the challenges that plague our communities.
  • Building a stronger city.

STORIES

  • A group of Bellaire-Puritas neighbors and parishioners at Blessed Trinity Church are planting an edible forest with a grant they received from...
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GRANTS

  • Find out everything you need to know about applying for a Neighborhood Connections grant at one of these upcoming Grantseeker Orie...
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EVENTS

  • Aug 4, 2015, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization -

    Learn about applying for a Neighborhood Connections grant.

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BY THE NUMBERS

Total Grants Given to Date

$7.15 Million

Total Projects Funded

2,063

Neighbor Up Members

942

GRASSROOTS DIRECTORY

  • Friends and Mentors links at-risk families and individuals to benefits and resources and helps stabilize at-risk populations to move to a better quality of life. ...
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About Us

The Cleveland Foundation launched Neighborhood Connections in 2003 to empower people in Cleveland’s neighborhoods and encourage them to become more engaged with each other and the city around them. Neighborhood Connections extends small grants that fund citizen-led neighborhood projects. More