Neighborhood Grants Available

Each year, Neighborhood Relations awards grants to eligible neighborhoods and organizations.

Neighborhood Relations administers the following grants:

Neighborhood Mini Grant

This grant supports activities that improve communities, strengthen neighborhood associations, and encourage civic involvement.

  • Maximum grant is $2,500
  • We will only consider neighborhoods registered with Neighborhood Relations
  • The 2018 Mini grant applications will be available online on April 3, 2017
    • Deadline to apply is August 4, 2017 at 5 p.m.
  • Grants are awarded in early October
  • The following groups are eligible to apply:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
      • Can't apply if neighborhood association is applying
      • Only 1 application per neighborhood
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
      • Can't apply if neighborhood association is applying
      • Only 1 application per neighborhood
    • This includes the City of Tampa, City of Temple Terrace, and Plant City
  • Developers must release the Homeowners Associations

Mandatory Mini-Grant Orientations

Mandatory Neighborhood Mini-Grant Information Session will take place online via GoToMeeting or by phone on the following dates:

2017 Training Dates:

Date Time GoToMeeting Link Toll Free
Phone Number
Access Code
for Call-in Method
April 22 10 a.m. Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2073 553-942-189
April 25 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2070 703-579-517
May 12 3 p.m. Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2070 776-400-957
May 30 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2070 953-384-237
June 13 Noon Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2073 916-391-549
June 28 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2070 709-664-3333
July 11 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2070 848-33-645
July 28 Noon Join the meeting online 1-877-568-4106 819-777-693
August 1 6:30 p.m. Join the meeting online 1-877-309-2073 276-465-629

The mini-grant orientation online training will review the application, grant criteria, projects that qualify for the mini-grant and answer any questions you have regarding the mini-grant.

There is a verification code at the end of the training webinar that must be written on the application being submitted.  

No application will be accepted without training verification code.

For more information, please contact the Office of Neighborhood Relations at (813) 272-5860.

Apply for Mini-Grant

Community Clean Up Grant

This grant assists residents with community upkeep to preserve property values and reduce crime.
  • Successful projects include litter pick up and yard waste removal
  • Maximum of five Dumpsters per grant recipient
  • Deadline to apply is Sept. 30
  • The following groups are eligible to apply:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
  • Developers must release the Homeowners Associations

Apply for Clean Up Grant

Low Volume Irrigation Grant

This grant funds low-volume irrigation systems in community-maintained areas to conserve water.
  • Maximum grant is $2,500
  • Funds may be used to retrofit current systems or install new systems
  • Deadline to apply is Sept. 30
  • The following groups are eligible to apply:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
  • Developers must release the Homeowners Associations

Apply for Low Volume Irrigation Grant

Tree Grant

This is a matching-grant program to plant trees in public areas, private common areas, and in community-maintained areas and road rights of way within or adjacent to a neighborhood.
  • Maximum grant is $2,500
  • Deadline to apply is Sept. 30
  • The following groups are eligible to apply:
    • Neighborhood, Civic, or Homeowner Associations
    • Crime Watch Program
    • Special Taxing Districts in Hillsborough County
    • This includes the City of Tampa, City of Temple Terrace, and Plant City
  • Developers must release the Homeowners Associations

Apply for Tree Grant