Small Block Grants

Small Block Grants are HNI-funded grants between $500 to $5,000 that support neighborhood marketing and project organizing that build the real estate market and strengthen social connections among neighbors. These projects may include:

  • Lighting
  • Community Events
  • Neighborhood clean-ups
  • Printed Marketing Materials
  • Neighborhood night out w/ cops and community
  • League equipment
  • Art "Placemaking"
  • Realtor outreach
  • Newsletters
  • New neighbor events
  • School tours
  • Sign construction

Learn more about previous Small Block Grants

These grants are distributed to neighborhoods within our network after submitting an official application. If you are interested in applying for a Small Block Grant for your neighborhood, note that proposals may be submitted in hard copy or email to the appropriate area coordinator:

For Northwest Baltimore

Cheron Jones:

For North and Central Baltimore

Janee Franklin:

For Edmonson and South Baltimore

Cuda Zmuda:

For Northeast Baltimore

Celena Owens:

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