What kind of projects are eligible?

To be eligible, projects must:

  • provide a public benefit to the neighborhood
  • have demonstrated neighborhood support in affected project area
  • have approval from all adjacent property owners
  • involve neighborhood residents directly in all phases
  • have goals which can be accomplished in 12 month or less
  • be located on publicly accessed property (right-of-way, neighborhood common areas, etc.)
  • be within the City's legal authority
  • be designed for low maintenance or be maintained by neighborhood volunteers (if applicable)

The six project categories with examples of possible projects:

  • physical improvements--small play area or tot lot, bus shelter, trail
  • neighborhood identity--signage, entrance beautification
  • public art or amenity--bench, sculpture, garden
  • traffic safety--in conjunction with the Neighborhood Traffic Calming Program
  • youth or environmental projects--skate ramp, basketball hoop, trail head enhancement, composting
  • program, projects in conjunction with Natural Resources
  • capital equipment purchase--neighborhood bulletin board, neighborhood picnic area

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1. Who may apply?
2. How do I apply?
3. What kind of projects are eligible?
4. How are projects evaluated?
5. How does the Neighborhood Matching Fund work?
6. What are the basic requirements for developing a Neighborhood Match project?
7. Who is responsible for project maintenance?
8. What is the timeline for project approval through completion?