Healthy Neighborhoods Grant Program

As of January 25, 2023, the City of Fitchburg’s Healthy Neighborhoods Grant Program is accepting applications from not-for-profit 501(c)(3) organizations for projects that will serve residents and/or businesses in one of the following Priority Neighborhoods: 

  • Verona Road West
  • Belmar/Renaissance on the Park
  • North Fish Hatchery Road
  • Southdale

 Healthy Neighborhoods Priority Neighborhoods

Program grant funds are intended to strengthen and enhance Priority Neighborhoods using a variety of innovative approaches that will have a long-term impact on residents, businesses and/or physical environments in these neighborhoods. Program focus areas include: 

  • Youth mentoring
  • Youth education
  • Adult education/workforce development
  • Food security
  • Neighborhood/community-building and engagement

The Program does have specific funds allocated towards advancing equity in youth education. So applications focusing on that topic are encouraged to apply. The maximum Program funding award is $15,000 per organization. Applications will be accepted through February 22, 2023 at 4:00 p.m., with funding awards allocated in March 2023. 

Click on the links below for information on how to apply for Program funding:

Click here for 2022 program funding awards.

For further information, please contact Deanna Schmidt, City Planner, at or 608.270.4255.