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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.

STORIES

  • Check out Step Up to University Hospitals, the innovative neighborhood jobs pipeline we built in partnership with University Hospitals and Towards Employment. Earn a competitive hourly wage with opportunities to advance. Information sessions are hap...
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GRANTS

  • We offer small grants to groups of residents in Cleveland and East Cleveland to do projects that improve the quality of life in their communities. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Proposals are accepted twice each year on the second Friday in Febr...
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EVENTS

  • Oct 18, 2018, Near West Theatre -

    Connect with artists, arts organization employees, and other creative people from across Cuyahoga County for a night of relationship building, mutual support, and to spark new initiatives with others.

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BY THE NUMBERS

Total Grants Given to Date

$7.5 Million

Total Projects Funded

2,255

Neighbor Up Members

1,152

GRASSROOTS DIRECTORY

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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Make a Donation

Help support the innovative work of Cleveland and East Cleveland residents. Call 216-361-0042 to discuss ways to make a contribution.

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