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Projects Funded in Fall 2017

Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, will support 65 resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with $195,660 in grants. Click the link for a complete list of our Fall 2017 grants including details about each project, the grant amount awarded, and neighborhood where the project will take place. Projects marked with an asterisk (*) are […]

Projects Funded in Spring 2017

Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, will support 100 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with grants totaling $250,745. Click the link for a list of grants from May 2017 with details about each project, the grant amount awarded, and neighborhood where the project will take place. Projects marked with an asterisk (*) are […]

Excited to announce $3.1 million grant from Cleveland Foundation

Neighborhood Connections is proud to announce $3.1 million in funding from the Cleveland Foundation. The continued funding supports our signature initiatives – the grassroots grants program and the work of the Neighbor Up network, a diverse group of Greater Cleveland residents striving to make positive change in their neighborhoods and find innovative solutions to larger health and […]

Projects Funded in Fall 2016

Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, will support 72 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with grants totaling $200,269. Click here for 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 residents of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga Arts […]

More about Neighbor Up

What is Neighbor Up all about? Neighbor Up was created using the idea of Community Network Building. We believe that at its core and when executed well, Community Network Building is a way to make big change. Community Network Builders create spaces that level the playing field, everyone has a voice and power is shared. […]

Projects Funded Spring 2016

Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, will support 120 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with grants totaling $288,672. Click here for 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 residents of Cuyahoga County through Cuyahoga […]

Find out more about this season’s funded projects

Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, will support 120 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with grants totaling $288,672. Click here for 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 residents of Cuyahoga County through […]

Resources for entrepreneurs

Are you looking for employment or job training or help starting or growing your small business? Neighbor Up can help. Members are working to build wealth for residents in Greater University Circle so the area can be a place where everyone can thrive. We have a wealth of information on vocational training, and anything you might […]

Who We Are

Neighbor Up is a group of 3,000 people using our talents and skills to improve life in our neighborhoods. We use people power to build bridges across lines of difference and create an extraordinary world right where we live! Read our Mission, Vision + Values here. HISTORY Neighbor Up started in 2012 with a small […]

Featured project: Fresh Camp

Fresh Camp is cultivating youth voice and neighborhood health in Glenville with an innovative and fun camp and internship program run by neighbors for neighborhood kids. We co-fund their work with Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. Do you have a great idea to improve your neighborhood? Apply for a grant! Attend an upcoming workshop to get […]

Our Mission, Vision and Values

Who We Are Neighbor Up is a group of 3,000 people using our talents and skills to improve life in our neighborhoods. We use people power to build bridges across lines of difference and create an extraordinary world right where we live! Our Mission To ignite the power of everyday people to create, together, an […]

Featured project: Waterloo Sculpture Garden

Empty lots are scattered across many neighborhoods. Folks in North Collinwood turned one in their neighborhood into the Waterloo Sculpture Garden. They used a grant from Neighborhood Connections, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, to host activities at the garden and create energy in the neighborhood. Read more here. Do you have a […]

Featured Project: The Duck Island Mural

The idea? A simple neighborhood mural. But going from idea to implementation on a neighborhood project can be a long process. This week we’re highlighting the Duck Island Block Club and the mural neighbors are painting there with help from local artist Jill LiMieux and the business Pro Painting, which donated time to paint the base […]

Cleveland Junior Jitterbugs

We’re highlighting recent grantees! This week we’re featuring Valerie Sandstrom and Cleveland Junior Jitterbugs. Do you have a great idea to improve your neighborhood? Let’s connect. Next grant deadline is Feb. 12. Find out more here.