Neighbor Up member Kaela Geschke was part of a discussion on The Sound of Ideas about making inclusive public spaces. Listen in by clicking here. And find out more about Neighbor Up’s work around equity and public space here.
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Documenting Cleveland’s Budget: What you need to know Cleveland is required by law each year to pass a balanced budget, meaning the city can’t spend more money than it has coming in. Here’s how the process works: The Mayor sends City Council a document that summarizes the administration’s budget recommendations. It has detailed information for each […]
Now, as the days get colder and the pandemic continues to prevent us from safely gathering indoors, getting outside this winter has become essential to our mental and physical health!
That’s why we’re launching the Get Outside Grants, to support Clevelanders and grassroots groups as they find new ways to use outdoor spaces on chilly days and share the benefits of getting safely outside with their community!
Grants will launch Friday, January 8, and range from $500 to $5,000. They are intended for grassroots groups interested in getting members of their communities outside safely this winter.
Join us for a special, virtual Neighbor Up Network celebration for grassroots community groups in Greater Cleveland (from Cuyahoga, Lake, Geauga, Summit, Medina and Lorain Counties) working on COVID-related projects in their neighborhoods.
We’re thrilled to announce almost $60,000 in grants to support 12 projects focused on building adult literacy in a variety of Cleveland neighborhoods. The Neighbor Up Adult Literacy Action Grants Committee composed of 7 community members with a variety of experience and passion for adult literacy made the funding decisions. A staff member from the Literacy Cooperative […]
ideastream did great story on our Cleveland Documenters work . Click here to listen.
Neighbor Up member Carol Malone talked with News 5 about the podcast “Neighbor Up Spotlight” that she created to highlight Neighbor Up members making positive change in the community. Click here to watch the story. And find all of the podcast’ episodes at https://neighborupcle.org/spotlight/
West Park Neighbor Night is a lively and interactive monthly gathering that brings neighbors together to plan action in the community. The group typically meets the second Wednesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. at West Park United Church of Christ, 3809 Rocky River Drive.
Check out this story from Spectrum News 1 about the Class Clown Comedy workshop funded through our Neighbor Up Action Grants and co-funded by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture. “Classes allow kids and teens to shed light on the coronavirus and other serious issues they experience from their own perspective,” the story says.
We’re excited to launch Documenters Community of Practice, a monthly gathering for mutual support and action. Anyone can learn to host parts of the monthly Documenters Community of Practice held the 4th Thursday of the month. There are 5 Roles on the team: Welcome Tech Tips New & Good Introduce Breakout Sessions/Close Breakout Sessions and […]
cleveland.com wrote about The Greater Cleveland COVID-19 Rapid Response Fund awarding us additional dollars to “provide grants ranging from $500-$5,000 to small nonprofit organizations, faith-based congregations, and grassroots and neighborhood civic groups throughout Cuyahoga, Lake, and Geauga counties…
Our Grantmaking Committees approved $59,587 in grants to support 20 arts and culture 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.
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 […]
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.