WEST PALM BEACH — Palm Beach County’s Office of Community Revitalization (OCR) is accepting applications for its Neighborhood Engagement and Transformation (NEAT) grants program. It provides grants of up to $10,000 to neighborhood-based groups and/or organizations for resident-driven neighborhood improvement projects proposed within unincorporated Palm Beach County and the Lake Region municipalities of Belle Glade, South Bay and Pahokee. Priority funding will be given to projects proposed in designated Countywide Community Revitalization Team (CCRT) areas.
Projects must fall under one of the following categories to be eligible for funding:
1) Neighborhood Beautification;
2) Neighborhood Identification;
The application deadline is April 27. Potential applicants must log/dial into the mandatory virtual pre-application conference on Feb. 23, at 6 p.m. Confirmation of attendance must be received no later than Feb. 19, at 5 p.m. to receive log-in instructions and have your name on the confirmed list.
Please reserve and confirm attendance by registering online at 2022ocrneatgrant.eventbrite.com. Please contact Chrystal Mathews, NEAT grants program manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org if you do not receive a timely confirmation of your registration. For additional information, please visit: http://discover.pbcgov.org/ocr/Pages/NEAT-Program.aspx