Twenty-four local neighborhood associations will receive a combined $80,000 in funding to support resident-led, grassroots projects throughout Omaha.

This funding comes from the Omaha Neighborhood Grants Program, a collaboration between the Omaha Community Foundation (OCF), Peter Kiewit Foundation (PKF), and ONE Omaha. Grants will go towards projects focusing on new leadership development and community building.

The neighborhood groups receiving funding are:

  • Arbor Oaks Homeowners Association, $3,000 for park improvement
  • Benson First Friday, $4,985 for Environmental Sustainability Measures (ESM)
  • Brown Park Neighborhood Association, $5,000 for the Brown Park Family Festival
  • City Sprouts, $750 for Pollinator Jamboree
  • Culxr House, $4,085 for 24th Street Neighborhood Art Crawl
  • Dundee Business Improvement District, $2,200 for Dundee 2020 Streetscape Node Renovation
  • Fairfax Neighborhood Association, $2,000 Fairfax Neighborhood Engagement Project
  • Gifford Park Neighborhood Association, $5,000 for Science & Arts in the Parks
  • Hanscom Park Neighborhood Association, $1,435 for Centerfest Placemaking
  • Highland South-Indian Hill Neighborhood Association, $2,350 for succession training and planning
  • Highlander Neighborhood Association, $3,385 for Thursday Night Marketplace
  • inCommon Community Development/Mosaic Community Development, $4,530 for Block Connector Project
  • Joslyn Castle Neighborhood Association, $2,140 for quarterly neighborhood newsletter
  • Leavenworth Neighborhood Association, $2,200 for Leavenworth Neighborhood Park Days
  • Nebraska Urban Indian Health Coalition, Inc., $5,000 for Nebraska Intertribal Mural Project
  • Prospect Village Neighborhood Association, $3,385 for outdoor movie night series
  • Royalwood Estates Homeowners Association, $1,200 for hanging flower baskets
  • South Omaha Business Association/South Omaha Merchants Association, $5,000 for 24th Street Streetscape
  • South Omaha Community Care Council, $3,850 for SOCCC podcast
  • Stony Brook Neighborhood Association, $1,005 for T Street sign replacement
  • The Bryant Resource Center, the 24th Street Merchants Association, $5,000 for Bryant Center Saturday Market
  • The Quarters Neighborhood Association, $2,400 for Wednesdays in the Park
  • Torrey Pines Homeowners Association, $5,000 for Torrey Pines Park improvement/beautification
  • Westgate Community Association, $5,000 for Westgate Community Connection Plan

To learn more about the Omaha Neighborhood Grant Fund, click hereThe next grant cycle for the fund will open on January 1, 2021.