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Community Improvement Project (CIP)

PROGRAM UPDATE:  CIP Orientation Session dates have been changed.  Please reference the updated flyer for accurate orientation dates and times.

In 2015, community groups, leaders and organizations who are interested in applying for an NIDC Community Improvement Project match grant will be required to participate in a one hour orientation in order to be eligible to submit a CIP application.

Kilbourn Gardens residents and volunteers
Kilbourn Gardens: Residents and volunteers work together on a garden expansion.

Five Points Park in the Harambee neighborhood
Five Points Park: Harambee Community members worked with a local artist to create and install decorative planters that celebrate neighborhood culture and beautify a once vacant space.

Century City neighbors Bloom and Groom
Century City neighbors participate in Bloom and Groom.


Friends of Tippecanoe garden and orchard
Neighborhood children caring for the Friends of Tippecanoe garden and orchard.



 Last Page Update 7/17/2015


Contact Us


809 North Broadway, 3rd Floor
Milwaukee, WI 53202

(414) 286-5608


To learn more about the CIP match grant and how to apply, attend one of our 2015 sessions:

Thursday Morning
9:30-10:30am Sessions

All remaining sessions will be held at the Boys & Girls Club (Mardak Center), 1558 N. 6th Street.

  • August 13
  • October 8

Wednesday Evening
6-7pm Sessions
All evening sessions will be held at the Washington Park Library Community Room, 2121 N. Sherman Blvd.

  • August 26
  • September 23
  • October 21