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City of Fitchburg

Posted on: January 24, 2023

Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative 2023 Grant Cycle Open

The City of Fitchburg’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative announces the 2023 grant cycle. Healthy Neighborhood grants are intended to strengthen and enhance Fitchburg’s Priority Neighborhoods using innovative approaches that will have a long-term impact on residents, businesses and/or the physical environment. Program focus areas include:

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

The Priority Neighborhoods include:

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

The maximum of any one grant will be limited to $15,000. Interested applicants should go to the City of Fitchburg’s Healthy Neighborhoods Initiative website for the grant guidelines and application. Applications are due on Wednesday, February 22, 2023, by 4:00 pm. Applications should be submitted to Deanna Schmidt, deanna.schmidt@fitchburgwi.gov Applications will be reviewed and funding recommendations made to the Healthy Neighborhoods Advisory Committee and Common Council. Final decisions will be announced in late March 2023.

For Further Information contact Deanna Schmidt, City Planner, at deanna.schmidt@fitchburgwi.gov

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