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Neighborhood Services

Neighborhood Enhancement Grant  

 

"The purpose of the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant is to provide funding to neighborhood groups, allowing them to work together on projects that benefit their communities."

Thank you for your interest in the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant! The City of Henderson values the opportunity to partner with neighborhood groups on projects that benefit our community. The following guidelines were designed to assist you in determining if your project qualifies for a grant and to help you complete the application: 

  • Grant applications are accepted during the month of November only. Applications and related documents must be submitted electronically to Emily.Lewis@cityofhenderson.com.

  • An internal committee will review completed applications in the month of December using a standard rating system. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed.

  • The committee's decisions will be announced in December. All applicants will be notified by mail.

  • The HOA or NHA board presidentís original signature is required.

  • The following information must be attached to the application:
    - Pictures or renderings of the project area
    - A detailed bid identifying the project scope and all related costs (if the work is to be performed by a licensed contractor).

  • HOAs applying for the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant must provide an IRS Form W-9.

  • Projects must be permanent and benefit the entire neighborhood in either a physical or social capacity. Examples include landscaping, signage and events that encourage neighborhood relationship building.

  • The maximum reimbursement amount is $5,000.

  • Volunteer labor is calculated at the rate of $18 per hour.

  • No work is to be started prior to approval of the application. Beginning work prior to approval may result in denial.

  • All required permits must been obtained.  Approval of the Enhancement Grant application does not constitute approval of related permits.

  • Projects must be completed by June 30, 2015. Those that are not may not qualify for reimbursement.

  • Neighborhood groups are limited to one grant per calendar year and three grants per lifetime.

View the grant guidelines, new application and scoring sheet.

For more information on the Neighborhood Enhancement Grant, please contact Emily Lewis at 702-267-2008 or by e-mail.