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  • Igniting the power of everyday people to create an extraordinary world right where they live. Photos by Janet Century Photography.
  • Investing in a resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland.
  • Bringing together a diverse network of neighbors to respond innovatively to the challenges that plague our communities.
  • Building a stronger city.


  • Our Grant Making Committee, made up of 22 residents from Cleveland and East Cleveland, has approved $150,041 in grants to support 60 projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland. Cuyahoga Arts & Cult...


  • We will support, with additional funding from Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, 60 resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland with $150,041 in grants. Click the link for a complete list of our...




Total Grants Given to Date

$7.5 Million

Total Projects Funded


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About Us

Neighborhood Connections is an innovative, nationally recognized community-building program established in 2003. Our mission is to fuel the power of neighbors to create, together, an extraordinary world right where they live. More