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Community Improvement Projects (CIPs)

View a slideshow of 2013 projects

  • Community Improvement Project (CIP) grants are available citywide in 2014
  • CIP grants are available up to $3,000 and require a dollar-for-dollar match
  • Grant activities should stimulate resident engagement and support sustainable projects within a small geographic area
  • If your group is interested in a CIP, call the NIDC Community Outreach Liaison at 286-5626 for an application
  • View information about CIP guidelines and procedures


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 10/23/2014


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