AMP the Good Neighborhood Mini-Grants

A strong neighborhood is a connected neighborhood.

AMP the Good mini-grants were created to amplify the great ideas already happening or existent in our community. These mini-grants support initiatives and projects that build connections and relationships, while amplifying the health, safety and economy of our community.

This round of AMP the Good Mini-Grant funding is closed. Please check back this fall!

Frequently Asked Questions

These grants of between $100 and $1,000 will support collaborative, neighborhood-based projects that support the vibrancy and vitality of the community while honoring neighborhood culture, traditions and values.

Informal resident groups (e.g. block clubs), neighborhood associations, and nonprofit organizations with an annual budget of $100,000 or less. A Fiduciary is required for groups that do not have 501 (c)(3) status (the $100,000 annual budget does not apply to the Fiduciary). See the application packet for more information.

Yes! Our goal is to support the great work already taking place. While existing programs can apply for a grant, funds received cannot be used to cover previous expenses. Funds must be used for new efforts and expenses.

To create, plan, organize and implement a proposal for community enhancement projects. Examples of eligible projects include: tree planting, resume training, and experiences for youth. Examples of ineligible projects include: staff salary/wage expenses, events that charge admission, and political/ lobbying efforts.

Funding decisions will be made within 45 days of submission. Applicants will be notified, in writing, about approved or denied funding decisions.

Mission: In partnership with residents, businesses, and community organization, Amplify GR seeks to widen pathways so that all residents have a greater opportunity to participate in and benefit from community growth.

Focus Areas: Jobs & Entrepreneurship, Housing, Education and Community Wellbeing