Neighbor Up Action Grants invest in everyday people creating an extraordinary world right where they live. Grants range from $500 to $5,000, and are meant to spur small, grassroots community projects. Find out more about applying for a Neighbor Up Action Grant.
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Some Neighbor Up members have been brainstorming about ways members can find good information about the upcoming elections. One of our goals is to support civic participation all year long. To start, we have collected opportunities to learn more about candidates in the upcoming elections.
We’re working with neighbors in North Broadway on Operation Groundhog. Read more about it in this cleveland.com article.
Thank you to everyone who joined us last week for Arts & Culture Network Night. Special thanks to Carolina Borja for welcoming us with beautiful music. To learn more about Carolina’s Tutti Music Program, you can check out her website or follow her on Instagram. Business of the Network is always a part of Arts […]
The Collective is 14 local grassroot organizations and community leaders that came together to create a point of distribution for masks, cleaning and hygiene products. Our collective goal is to help support a healthier and a safer Cleveland. Our distribution center, located near Gordon Park, is an opportunity to serve communities on the east-side of […]
Join Neighbor Up for a Parks & Public Space Innovation Team! Since the beginning of the pandemic, a team of Neighbor Up members have heard loud and clear from residents across the city about the increased need for quality parks and public spaces across Cleveland. (Read more about that work here.) Outdoor spaces provide the benefits […]
Deadline extended!! Click here to complete the application by August 27th. Join us and the Community Foundation of Lorain County for this training on Community Network Building just for people living in the city of Elyria. The Neighbor Up Network has about 3,000 members, mainly residents of Cleveland, who have years of experience bringing people […]
This year, Neighbor Up will continue to support Common Ground projects through small grants in Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties. Grants are available up to $2500 for resident-led groups, small non-profits, and small faith-based organizations in Cuyahoga, Lake and Geauga counties.
Why is Cleveland one of the five least connected cities in the U.S. for internet? Can it be solved – quickly, effectively, inexpensively, and equitably? These questions, and others, brought a team of people connected to the Neighbor Up network together over the past year to understand the pressure points and craft a change theory […]
We have masks and household supplies available for community organizations, community organizers, and mutual aid groups to distribute to residents of Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties in response to the COVID 19 pandemic.
We working with the team at Cleveland Rocks to offer microloans of up to $2,000 to Northeast Ohio musicians and music professionals. Find out more and apply at https://clevelandrocksppf.org/music-incubator-program. Find out more about our new microloans for grassroots entrepreneurs in West Park here.
The Circular Cleveland Community Grants provide financial assistance to grassroots neighborhood groups, faith-based organizations and small non-profit organizations (with an operating budget of less than $250,000) to support their community work related to the circular economy. WHAT IS A CIRCULAR ECONOMY? A circular economy diverts waste from the landfill and reduces pollution, keeps products and […]
From our partners at The NEO Youth Climate Action Fund NEO Youth Climate Action Fund is intended to support young people in planning and executing projects with a focus on climate and environmental resiliency. The project theme is “circular systems.” The fund aims to be accessible and all accepted projects will receive their funding up-front — students will […]
Cleveland Documenters partnered with The Cleveland Observer to publish a three-part series done by Documenters who interviewed more than 40 friends, family members, neighbors and residents from across the city over the past several weeks to understand their views about the Covid-19 vaccines, which in some cases were still evolving.. Read the series here.
Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response grants are providing financial assistance to grassroots neighborhood civic groups as well as small non-profit and faith-based organizations in Cuyahoga, Geauga and Lake counties for efforts related to the provision of needs during COVID-19. Find a list of projects funded here. This list is updated monthly and projects marked with […]
Neighbor Up Spotlight
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- Residents want more notice, better access to information on local government meetings
- The Pace of Passage: How Quickly City Council Makes Laws and What That Means for Clevelanders
- Pace of Passage: Terms to Know