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  • Igniting the power of everyday people to create an extraordinary world right where they live. Photos by Janet Century Photography.
  • Investing in a resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland.
  • Bringing together a diverse network of neighbors to respond innovatively to the challenges that plague our communities.
  • Building a stronger city.


  • A few times every year you receive emails, calls and texts from us urging you to attend or spread the word about Step Up to UH. It’s a...


  • We offer small grants to groups of residents in Cleveland and East Cleveland to do projects that improve the quality of life in their ...




Total Grants Given to Date

$7.5 Million

Total Projects Funded


Neighbor Up Members



Our Grassroots Directory lists more than 500 groups affiliated with Neighbor Up. Check it out to connect with neighbors doing good work right where you live, or to find out what's happening at the grassroots level across Cleveland.

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Tools & Resources

Here are a variety of resources that can help you make change in your neighborhood.

From other funding opportunities to free introductory classes on grant writing, you'll find it all here.

About Us

Neighborhood Connections is an innovative, nationally recognized community-building program established in 2003. Our mission is to fuel the power of neighbors to create, together, an extraordinary world right where they live. More