Tom O'Brien, program director of Neighborhood Connections, talks about how sustained community engagement is one of the most important outcomes he looks for in a successful grant project. Tom also talks about how grantees can get involved with Neighborhood Connections.
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Proposal from Healthy Eating & Active Living Buckeye, Larchmere & Woodland Hills Community Council to Neighborhood Connections
Received funds to plant organic gardens and provide training to neighborhood residents with limited access to quality, affordable, fresh produce. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
Faith-based group received funds for a quilting project that aimed to engage underserved youth and seniors and build community pride and connections among residents and area churches. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
Neighborhood received funds to host a one-day festival, free and open to all, in which local musicians perform on porches of residents and businesses throughout the neighborhood. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
Received funds to add signs and landscaping to neighborhood entrances, and to create an association website to market the area and enable communication and document sharing among residents. This project had a fiscal sponsor.
Artists' collective received funds to increase neighborhood's awareness and appreciation of Black heritage, traditions, and culture through poetry and creative writing events and workshops. This project had a fiscal sponsor.