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Neighborhood Mini-Grant Program And Application

Overview

Over the past year, residents and other key stakeholders have engaged in numerous conversations to develop a shared vision for the future of the West End neighborhood.
Thanks to support from Missouri Foundation for Health, Cornerstone Corporation was able to build on the momentum created by this planning process by funding resident-led community engagement activities. Fifteen applications were received totaling $57,165; eleven of those submissions were eligible based on the grant criteria. A Grant Review Committee consisting of five residents reviewed the eligible applications and recommended six projects for grant awards totaling $18,500.

Project Eligibility

Projects had to be located in the West End Planning Area.

•Priority was given to projects that were collaborative.

•Priority was given to projects that engaged special populations.

•Projects had to align with one or more of eight priority areas:

Safety & Security

Health, Wellness & Nature

Housing Jobs & Security

Transportation & Mobility

Youth & Education

Parks & Public Safety

Cultural Activities & Recreational Programs


Grant Activity:
•Projects will be implemented from September through November•Project outcomes will be presented to the community in the Spring of2021. 

Questions

lisapotts1213@gmail.com or treena.b.thompson@gmail.com