Congratulations to the 2018-2019 Dallas Neighborhood Vitality Grant program recipients!
More than $100,000 will support sixteen projects to improve neighborhoods across Dallas. The City will partner with neighborhood organizations and nonprofits over the next twelve months to implement neighborhood beautification, art installations, park and trail improvements, pedestrian improvements, urban gardens, signage and litter abatements.
The DNVG program is a competitive annual funding opportunity approved by City Council to encourage neighborhood organizations to identify and implement projects that address specific needs to increase resident engagement, promote neighborhood pride and build organizational capacity through collaboration and partnerships.
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 (DNV
Grant) 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.