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  • Photo by Neighbor Up member Vince Robinson


  • A few times every year you receive emails, calls and texts from us urging you to attend or spread the word about Step Up...


  • We offer small grantsĀ to groups of residents in Cleveland and East Cleveland to do projects that improve the quality of lifeĀ in their...


  • Feb 19, 2019, East Cleveland Public Library -

    Join members of the Neighbor Up Network to learn more about applying for a Neighbor Up Action Grant! Funds available up to $5,000 for grassroots groups in Cleveland and East Cleveland. New grant application! Funds available for climate action initiatives, arts & culture, network building, and more.



Total Grants Given to Date

$8 Million

Total Projects Funded


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Our Grassroots Directory lists more than 500 groups affiliated with Neighbor Up. Check it out to connect with neighbors doing good work right where you live, or to find out what's happening at the grassroots level across Cleveland.

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