Neighborhood grant requests now due Dec. 30

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This historic iron drinking fountain and the irrigation system in George Rogers Clark Park were funded by the Covington Neighborhood Grant Program. 

City extends deadline for applications

 
COVINGTON, Ky. – Neighborhood associations and others will have an extra month to submit applications for grants of up to $5,000 from the City for small projects in their communities.
 
Recognizing that COVID-19 has canceled many neighborhood meetings and made communication challenging, the City is extending the deadline for the Neighborhood Grant Program from Nov. 30 to Dec. 30, Neighborhood Services Director Ken Smith said.
 
“We want the initiative to be successful, so the extension seemed like an obvious solution to get more applications,” Smith said. “The bottom line is that people just need more time.”
 
Since it was created a year and a half ago, the program has been used by groups to fund a dozen small projects around the city, including solar-powered lights in Levassor Park, a drinking fountain in George Rogers Clark Park in Historic Licking Riverside, and sidewalk planters at Latonia’s Ritte’s Corner.
 
Covington hired The Center for Great Neighborhoods to help it administer the program this year.
 
Guidelines and an application can be found HERE.
 
A recent media release can be seen HERE.
 
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