HANDS and The HUUB Working Together for Neighborhood Project Grants Initiative:
Do you have an idea that will bring people together, get to know your neighbors better, and make meaningful change in your community? Apply for a Neighborhood Project Grant to help make it happen! Click here to download the application or to complete the application online, click here. We are happy to answer any questions about the application! Sign up for Informational Grant Workshops For more info, click here. Informational grant workshops will be held Saturday, February 10th (at 10am and 12pm); Tuesday, February 13; and Monday, February 26 10am & 5pm each day, location: The HUUB at the First UU of Essex, 35 Cleveland St, Orange, NJ.
Orange is full of talented people with exciting ideas about how to make the city a better place. We are supporting resident-led projects in the Heart of Orange neighborhood to build community, cultivate neighborhood leadership, expand activities for youth, promote wellness and health and to more generally celebrate the diversity of people living in this city.
We are accepting applications from resident groups for projects in the Heart of Orange neighborhood. Groups may be long-standing, newly established or in the process of forming, and are not required to have non-profit or 501(c)(3) status.
Submitting an application is easy: Describe a project to strengthen your community that can be carried out from July-November 2017 and provide a budget of up to $500.
We look for projects that: are clear and thoughtful; address important community concerns; contribute to building stronger communities through neighbors working together; and result in concrete and sustainable improvements.
Applications are accepted until February 28, 2018
These grants are NOT for: individuals; for-profit projects; businesses; organizations with paid staff; religious, fraternal, and partisan organizations; projects affiliated with staffed organizations; groups that have received Neighborhood Project Grants in the last year. We also do not fund the following: rent, utilities, web hosting, web development, 501(c)(3) incorporation fees, salaries, speaker honorariums, and computer equipment.
The Heart of Orange is bound by Main St, Scotland Rd, Central Ave and Oakwood Ave.