The Irving Neighborhood Grant Program encourages neighborhood leaders to implement projects that will foster a spirit of community. The amount of the application submitted cannot exceed $1,750. Grant applications are reviewed, approved and awarded by a committee, subject to approval of funds approved by Council. For additional information, call (972) 721-4969.
There are four project categories available to receive funds.
|Communications||Neighborhood Identity||Physical Improvement||Special Event|
|Newsletters, fliers, websites and other projects that enhance communication among neighborhood residents.||Streets sign toppers, signs, banners, etc.||Minor improvements of neighborhood green spaces, tree planting (specific amount and type of tree must be included in the application) and beautification of neighborhood gateway entries.||Neighborhood social, educational or cultural activities, etc. Events must be nonpolitical in nature.|
As part of the grant program, Neighborhood Associations can now request black and white or color printing that is done through the City of Irving for $.25 per sheet/page, which is included in their grant application. Files to be printed should be sent to Tammy Hanson and Rebecca Banks. Allow 7-10 business days for completed print requests. This includes 8.5 x 11 or smaller:
- Meeting Notices
- Meeting Agendas
Items not authorized for purchase through this grant:
- Bounce House rental
- Capital Items (i.e. computer, printer, lawn mower, etc.)
- Door Prizes
- Greeting Cards
- Labor or Repair Costs
- Gift Cards