Palm Beach County’s Office of Community Revitalization (OCR) is accepting applications for its Neighborhood Engagement and Transformation (NEAT) grants program. It provides grants of up to $10,000 to neighborhood-based groups and/or organizations for resident-driven neighborhood improvement projects proposed within unincorporated Palm Beach County and the Lake Region municipalities of Belle Glade, South Bay and Pahokee. Priority funding will be given to projects proposed in designated Countywide Community Revitalization Team (CCRT) areas.
Projects must fall under one of the following categories to be eligible for funding: 1) Neighborhood Beautification; 2) Neighborhood Identification; 3) Neighborhood Organizing and Sustainability; 4) Neighborhood Outreach and Capacity Building; 5) Public Safety and Crime Prevention; 6) Community Gardens; 7) Neighborhood Green Projects; and 8) Emergency Preparedness.
The application deadline is April 27, 2021. Potential applicants must log/dial into the mandatory virtual pre-application conference on February 23, 2021, at 6 p.m. Confirmation of attendance must be received no later than February 19, 2021, at 5 p.m. to receive log-in instructions and have your name on the confirmed list.
Who: Palm Beach County Office of Community Revitalization (OCR) What: Workshop for NEAT grants program
Where: Cisco Webex
When: February 23, 2021 6-8 p.m.
Confirmation Deadline: February 19, 2021