Neighborhood Engagement Grant

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1. Overview

The Neighborhood Engagement Grant provides small monetary grants to residents, HOAs, and community organizations located in Centennial to support community building events such as neighborhood block parties, movie nights, and social gatherings. Grant recipients may receive up to $500 per event to assist in covering costs.

Applications open on April 1, 2022 and applications will be accepted until funds are exhausted; first come, first serve.

2. Key details

  • Date, time, location of each event must take place within the City of Centennial
  • Events should be open to community members and are to include various residents
  • Events need to adhere to all applicable codes and regulations
  • Applications will be processed until all funds have been exhausted for the year and will be awarded on a first come, first serve basis
  • Application must be submitted no less than 30 days prior to the event date

3. Grant timeline

  • April 1: Applications process opens online (Neighborhood Engagement grants distributed on a first come, first serve basis)
  • April - November: Discuss project with Neighborhood Services Manager, if needed.
  • November 1: All projects must be completed

4. Application: checklist and online submission form

  • A detailed description of the proposed project, its impact on the community and how this will further our goals of community improvement, engagement, and beautification
  • Date, time, and location of proposed event
  • Name and contact information of payee or representative providing receipts for purchases to City
  • Permits: Is an amplified sound permit needed? Will streets need to be closed? All licenses and permits must be completed according to City guidelines. Associated fees will be waived
  • How this proposed project will be communicated to and agreed upon by residents

Submit Online Form

We will be accepting applications beginning April 1, 2022 until funds are exhausted; first come, first serve.

5. Projects that do not qualify

  • Events associated with Private, Educational, Political, or Religious organizations
  • Funds may not be used to purchase alcohol or other controlled substances.
  • Private events
  • No more than one grant will be awarded per event