Neighborhood Grants

Each year, Neighborhood Relations awards grants to eligible neighborhoods and organizations.

We administer the following grants:

Neighborhood Mini Grant

This grant supports activities that improve communities, strengthen neighborhood associations, and encourage civic involvement.

  • Maximum grant is $5,000
  • We will only consider neighborhoods registered with Neighborhood Relations
  • The 2018 Mini grant applications are available now
    • Deadline to apply is August 3, 2018 at 5 PM
  • Grants are awarded in early October
  • Each neighborhood is allowed one application, this application can come from the following groups:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
    • This includes the City of Tampa, City of Temple Terrace, and Plant City
    • Homeowner Associations still controlled by the developer cannot apply for grant money intended for physical improvements of the
      association area

Mandatory Mini-Grant Information Sessions

Mandatory Neighborhood Mini-Grant Information Sessions will take place in person, online via GoToMeeting, or by phone.

They will review the application, grant criteria, projects that qualify for the mini-grant and answer any questions you have regarding the mini-grant.
There is a verification code at the end of the training webinar that must be written on the application being submitted. No application will be accepted without training verification code.

Find the information session dates by clicking the Apply button below.

Apply for a Neighborhood Mini-Grant

Contact

For more information, please contact the Office of Neighborhood Relations at (813) 272-5860.

In addition to BOCC funding, we would like to thank the Children's Board of Hillsborough County for their partnership. The Children's Board will support neighborhood projects that prioritize concerns for child safety and/or well-being, such as raising awareness of head trauma, drowning prevention, safe sleep, bike or pedestrian safety, violence prevention or other safety concern for children and families.

Community Clean Up Grant

This grant assists residents with community upkeep to preserve property values and reduce crime.
  • Successful projects include litter pick up and yard waste removal
  • Maximum of five Dumpsters per grant recipient
  • Deadline to apply is Sept. 30
  • The following groups are eligible to apply:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
  • Homeowner Associations still controlled by the developer cannot apply for grant money intended for physical improvements of the
    association area

Apply for Clean Up Grant

Low Volume Irrigation Grant

This grant funds low-volume irrigation systems in community-maintained areas to conserve water.
  • Maximum grant is $2,500
  • Funds may be used to retrofit current systems or install new systems
  • Deadline to apply is Sept. 30
  • The following groups are eligible to apply:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
  • Homeowner Associations still controlled by the developer cannot apply for grant money intended for physical improvements of the
    association area

Apply for Low Volume Irrigation Grant

Tree Grant

This is a matching-grant program to plant trees in public areas, private common areas, and in community-maintained areas and road rights of way within or adjacent to a neighborhood.
  • Maximum grant is $2,500
  • Deadline to apply is Sept. 30
  • The following groups are eligible to apply:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
    • This includes the City of Tampa, City of Temple Terrace, and Plant City
  • Homeowner Associations still controlled by the developer cannot apply for grant money intended for physical improvements of the
    association area

Apply for Tree Grant