Registration for the 2019-2020 Dallas Neighborhood Vitality Grant (DNVG) Information Sessions is closed! The DNVG was created to encourage neighborhood organizations and nonprofits to identify and implement projects that address specific neighborhood needs while increasing resident engagement, promoting neighborhood pride, and building stronger organizations.
The DNVG program will offer funding on a reimbursement basis to top-ranked neighborhood enhancement projects through a competitive process. This grant places strong emphasis on projects that engage neighborhood residents
and are ready for implementation. Funding ranging from $1,500 - $10,000 would be considered for neighborhood physical improvements projects and neighborhood engagement projects (see list below for project example types).
Before applying, please note:
- The 2019 grant application deadline is Monday, November 18, 2019 at 4:00pm CST. All grant applications must be submitted via email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- At least one group representative must attend an Information Session held between September 23 - November 9, 2019.
- For additional details, the grant guidebook and application will be provided online by October 1, 2019.
- Applicants are strongly encouraged to discuss projects with appropriate City departments prior to submitting an application.
For questions, contact email@example.com or call 214.671.8900.
Below is a list of the 2018-2019 DVNG program recipients! More than $100,000 has gone to support the sixteen projects listed below to improve neighborhoods across Dallas. The City is partnering with neighborhood organizations and nonprofits to implement neighborhood beautification, art installations, park and trail improvements, pedestrian improvements, urban gardens, signage and litter abatements.
The following grant recipient list is in alphabetical order. Click here for a map showing project locations:
|Bertrand Community Group NA ||Signage||Designing and installing gateway signage & street sign toppers||7|
|Caillet Crime Watch Program||Signage||Branding the neighborhood with sign toppers ||13|
|Cochran Heights NA, Inc.||Beautification||Transforming an underutilized utility public easement into a pedestrian friendly living alley||14|
|Five Mile NA ||Signage||Branding the neighborhood with sign toppers|| 8|
|Friends of Everglade Park (Buckner Terrace Homeowners Association)||Public Park or Trail Improvements||A trail enhancement with the purchase of park benches and dog waste clean up stations||7|
|Friends of Exall Park (Bryan Place)||Public Park or Trail Improvements||A landscape enhancement project including soil, flowers and shrubs ||14|
|Get Healthy Dallas (Bertrand Community Group NA)||Urban Garden||Training residents to become urban farmers ||7|
|Gilbert-Emory NA||Litter Abatement||Addressing illegal dumping by installing a camera surveillance system in collaboration with City Marshal's Office||6|
|Kessler Plaza-Ravinia Heights NA||Art Installation|
Creating an iconic art mural at key locations to solidify neighborhood identity
|Regency Park I and 2 HOA||Signage||Designing and installing neighborhood gateway signage||12|
|Spring Creek Civic Organization |
|Landscape enhancement project will take place at the southwest corner of Arapaho & Spring Creek to improve visibility and safety ||11|
|The Lazarus Community Development Corporation (Queen City NA)|
|Addressing illegal dumping by installing a camera surveillance system in collaboration with City Marshal's Office.||7|
The Oak Cliff Veggie Project, Inc.
- Homestead NA
- Tenth Street Residential Association
- Singing Hills NA
|Urban Garden||Enhancing three exiting community gardens in Southern Dallas||3, 4, 6|
|Twin Oaks NA||Signage||Branding the neighborhood with sign toppers ||3|
|Winnetka Heights NA ||Pedestrian Improvements||Improving walkability with new and repaired sidewalks||1|
|Wynnewood North NA||Signage||Installing sign toppers for branding||1|
The Dallas Neighborhood Vitality Grant Program (DNVG) was created to encourage neighborhood organizations to identify
and implement projects that address specific neighborhood needs while
increasing resident engagement, promoting neighborhood pride, and building
neighborhood organization capacity through collaborations and partnerships.
Projects must serve a public purpose and provide community benefits by
promoting the creation of strong, safe, and vibrant neighborhoods. The
Dallas Neighborhood Vitality Grant is a refresh of the growSouth Neighborhood Challenge
For more information, call 214.671.8900 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.