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Community Improvement Project (CIP)

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 1/22/2015


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
January session will be held at Independence First, 540 S. 1st St. (registration is required)

  • January 8

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

  • February 12
  • March 12
  • April 9
  • May 14
  • June 11
  • July 9
  • August 13
  • September 10
  • October 8
  • November 12
  • December 10


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

  • January 21
  • February 25
  • March 25
  • April 22
  • May 27
  • June 24
  • July 22
  • August 26
  • September 23
  • October 21
  • November 18
  • December 16