Our Grantmaking Committees have approved $59,587 in grants to support 20 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, the local public funder for arts and culture, will co-fund these resident-led arts and culture projects through a partnership with Neighborhood Connections. Click here for details each project, the grant amount, and the neighborhood […]
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Check out this story from USA Today about the Hood family and their work to connect people of color with the outdoors. Excerpt from the article: In 2009, the mother-daughter trio founded Syatt — an acronym for “See You At The Top” — with a grant from the Cleveland Foundation’s Neighborhood Connections program, and set out on a mission […]
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 are proud to support artist and activist Walter Patton’s work to provide a place for young people to play while playgrounds are closed with a Neighbor Up COVID-19 Rapid Response Grant. Listen to the ideastream story about Patton’s Create Art Not Violence, a weekly gathering in the Central neighborhood where kids can draw, make music […]
Good news from the East Side — a resident-driven news site “A Greater Buckeye” is telling good news coming out of the Buckeye, Larchmere, Shaker Square and Woodland Hills neighborhoods. Read more in this Cleveland Magazine story.
The Morning Journal in Lorain wrote about work we’re doing there to connect residents and weave a stronger social fabric. Read the article here.
This summer we had informative conversations around public space, digital connection, and how are we are getting around during the COVID-19 pandemic. We heard from residents how it is more important than ever for people to access public space where they can feel safe, welcomed, and connected. Check out the beautiful visual illustration of our […]
The Zentangle® Method is an easy-to-learn, relaxing, and fun way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns.
Join Neighbor Up member Lee Kay for free sessions from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Tuesdays in October and November starting October 13.
1. SUBMISSION: Lawrence is the first contact for all Documenters. When you submit your documentation, you will receive an automated email from Lawrence letting you know your document has been received. 2. REVIEW: Lawrence, Rachel or Lila will edit the document. If we have questions, we will give those to Lawrence who will reach out […]
Cleveland Documenters was spotlighted in this FreshWater story. Excerpt: There are upwards of 150 City of Cleveland and Cuyahoga County governmental departments and agencies holding public meetings and conducting public business every day in Northeast Ohio, but many agencies receive no media coverage or even produce records of what was discussed.
Evaluate your gathering using these questions developed by members of the Neighbor Up Community of Practice. Highlights: What grew, or grew the most? What did you love, or love the most? If you had a magic wand…what would you like to see grow or change because of this conversation? Most love to see grow or […]
It’s been 7 years since we launched Neighbor Up and, in that time, Community Network Building — once unknown and untrusted — has gained a foothold here in Cleveland and, as Neighbor Up member Bianca Butts said, Neighbor Up has become a trusted ear in the community. We’re proud of this network of almost 3,000 […]
We are postponing the next deadline for Neighbor Up Action Grants originally set for Friday, August 14th. We are postponing the deadline until further notice for two reasons: 1) The Neighbor Up Action Grant Committee is still reviewing grant applications from the February deadline, which have been delayed because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Final decisions […]
It is been several months since you have heard from us about Cleveland’s residential tax abatement policy. Thank you to everyone who participated in the community listening sessions we hosted with partners earlier this year! Those sessions were part of a study the city was doing about its residential tax abatement policy. Now we are […]