How to take action in your community this summer

Join us for Action Clinics and Grantseeker Workshops and start turning your community idea into a reality. Grants from $500 to $5,000 available for residents in Cleveland and East Cleveland to make positive change right where they live. 

Do you have an idea?

Attend a Happy Hour, Ice Cream Social or Family Fun Night to talk about your idea with Neighbor Up members and ioby.

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

August 14 I Happy Hour @ Happy Dog I 5801 Detroit Ave., Cleveland

August 21 I Ice Cream Social @ Buckeye Green Infrastructure I Intersection of Buckeye and Woodhill roads, Cleveland

August 28 I Family Fun Night @ The MidTown Tech Hive I 6815 Euclid Ave., Cleveland

Do you want to make a plan?

Have a community building idea sparked by a Common Ground conversation? Attend an Action Clinic and get organizing and strategy consultation from members of Neighbor Up.

6 to 8 p.m.

July 2 I Neighborhood Connections at the Agora I 5000 Euclid Ave. #310, Cleveland

July 9 I Parma-Snow Library I 2121 Snow Road, Parma

July 16 I HIVE @ Lakeland Community College I H-building, 7700 Clocktower Dr., Kirtland

August 6 I Neighborhood Connections at the Agora I 5000 Euclid Ave. #310, Cleveland

Do you need funding? 

Join us and ioby for a workshop about grants and crowdfunding your community project.

July 10 I 4-6 p.m. I Mt. Pleasant Library I 14000 Kinsman, Cleveland

July 18 I 6-8 p.m. I West 78th Street Studios I 13000 W. 78th St., Cleveland

July 26 I 4-6 p.m. I East Cleveland Library I 14101 Euclid Ave., East Cleveland

August 3 I 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. I Carnegie West Library I 1900 Fulton, Cleveland

August 9 I Neighbor Up Action Grant application deadline

We’re partnering with the Cleveland Foundation to host Action Clinics, Funding Workshops and to offer small grants to help take your Common Ground idea to action. Join us and ioby for these gatherings this summer.

Apply for a Common Grant Ground-Neighbor Up Action Grant here.