Entries by lmills

Join us & Destination Cleveland

You’re invited to join Destination Cleveland at Neighborhood Connections to learn more about the popular and growing trend of Experiential Tourism and how passionate and innovative Clevelanders can draw people to our neighborhood attractions, restaurants, and businesses for authentic, Cleveland experiences.  Topics at this workshop will include: The Experience Economy and how Experiential Tourism evolved from […]

Projects Funded in Spring 2019

We will support, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and the Cleveland Climate Action Fund, 113 resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with  $299,162 in grants. Click here for a complete list of our Spring 2019 grants including details about each project, the grant amount awarded, and neighborhood where the project will take place. Projects marked with an […]

Join CUTgroup + Add Your Voice!

We’re excited to announce the formation of Cleveland’s Civic User Testing Group, also known as CUTgroup. This is an exciting opportunity to learn about technology and help shape the way it impacts our lives. If you opt-in and participate, you’ll be compensated for your time.

Cleveland International Film Festival

We’re partnering with the 43rd Cleveland International Film Festival, which will be held March 27 – April 7, 2019 at Tower City Cinemas and other locations. Tickets are on sale now. You can use the code NUP (that’s for Neighbor Up!) to receive $1 off per ticket purchase or stop by Neighborhood Connections, 5000 Euclid […]

Notes from Arts & Culture Network Night

Thank you to everyone who joined us for Arts & Culture Network Night, in partnership with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. More than 100 people attended the high-energy gathering meant to connect artists, folks from arts organizations and other community members throughout the county.  This was the first Arts & Culture Network Night of 2019, and […]

Prism: A Racial Equity Learning Lab

Prism is our racial equity learning lab, which typically runs twice each year in the spring and summer. Prism participants explore the historic conflict that continues to shape the United States and determine the fate of all its people. Racism is examined on four levels: internalized, interpersonal, institutional and structural. Tools to assess the state […]

Show your Neighbor Up card & get a discount or special offer

We’re committed to supporting small businesses and building wealth in our communities. Many Neighbor Up members are also small business owners. Show your membership card at the following businesses for a discount or special offer: Mo’ Bites Vegan Soul Food, 216-269-3481 or 216-551-2593 Upcycle Parts Shop, 6419 St. Clair Ave United Skates of America, 30325 […]

Grantseeker Workshops

Grantseeker Workshops are held the month before each deadline. Attend one to find out what you need to know to apply. Upcoming deadlines are the 2nd Fridays in February and August: Friday, February 14, 2020 and Friday, August 14, 2020. Winter Grantseeker Workshops                              January 13 from 4 to 6 p.m. @ Cleveland Public Library – […]

WKYC We The People: Episode dedicated to #NeighborUpCLE

We were thrilled to have an entire episode of WKYC-TV’s “We The People” focused on Neighbor Up, including the Neighbor Up Action Grants, resident action and what has emerged and been strengthened in our community because of the work of Neighbor Up members. Rebecca Mason & Hank Smith – Neighbor Up Action Grant Committee Members […]

We’re proud to announce our fall grants!

Our Grant Making Committee, made up of 22 residents from Cleveland and East Cleveland, has approved $150,041 in grants to support 60 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund 15 of the resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with us. Highlights […]

Projects Funded in Fall 2018

We will support, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, 60 resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with $150,041 in grants. Click the link for a complete list of our Fall 2018 grants including details about each project, the grant amount awarded, and neighborhood where the project will take place. Projects marked with an asterisk (*) are co-funded by the […]