FutureHeights plans two mini-grant info sessions for prospective applicants

FutureHeights offers small grants of up to $1,000 to residents of Cleveland Heights, to help fund projects that improve the quality of life in their community. The grants are intended to spur a wide variety of small, grassroots community projects.

The next application deadline is Friday, Sept. 15, at 5 p.m.

To learn more about the application process and grant guidelines, FutureHeights invites prospective applicants to attend one of two upcoming information sessions: on Wednesday, Aug. 16, 6 p.m., or Thursday, Aug. 24, 7 p.m. Both sessions will be held at FutureHeights, 2843 Washington Blvd., Cleveland Heights.

Since the start of the program, in fall 2015, FutureHeights has supported 16 neighborhood projects, awarding grants totaling approximately $11,600. Visit http://www.futureheights.org/programs/community-building-programs/ to learn about the projects FutureHeights has funded to date.

The FutureHeights Neighborhood Mini-Grants Program is guided by a grant-making committee that comprises seven Cleveland Heights residents with a history of community involvement. The committee reviews and makes all grant decisions. For more information, e-mail sbasu@futureheights.org.

Sruti Basu

Sruti Basu is the director of community-building programs at FutureHeights.

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