HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, FL – Hillsborough County Neighborhood Relations offers neighborhoods the opportunity to improve, enhance and transform their communities by accepting applications for the 2023 Neighborhood Mini-Grants Program.

The 2023 Neighborhood Mini-Grants Program provides up to $5,000 in funding to neighborhood organizations that foster healthy, safe, and engaged communities through innovative and creative projects. Applicants are encouraged to be innovative, original and to select a project that is engaging, sustainable and unites the community.

Created in 1988, the 2023 Neighborhood Mini-Grants Program aims to encourage neighborhoods to invest in their future and create a legacy for years to come. The categories are designed to foster healthy, safe and engaged neighborhoods.

The 2023 Neighborhood Mini-Grant Program categories are:

  • Neighborhood identification
  • Leader empowerment
  • Safety Opportunities and Education
  • Environmental improvements
  • Commitment to Health and Wellness
  • Neighborhood preparation
  • Neighborhood and community innovation

The deadline to apply is November 14 at 5 p.m.

Visit HCFLGov.net/MiniGrant to learn more about the grant application process, requirements, and to complete the application.

Civic associations, homeowners associations, or special tax districts in Hillsborough County are eligible, including those in Tampa, Plant City, and Temple Terrace. Neighborhood organizations must be registered in the Neighborhood Directory List before applying for a mini-grant. If your neighborhood organization is not listed in neighborhood directories, registration is available here.