Department of Neighborhoods

Press Release

Neighborhood Matching Grant Program Call for Applications
Nonprofit groups invited to submit neighborhood beautification and improvement grant proposals!
Application Deadline - November 6, 2020

September 9, 2020 -- The 2020 application period for the Neighborhood Matching Grant Program is open! The program supports neighborhood beautification and improvement projects by providing dollar-for-dollar matching grant reimbursements ranging from $500 to $5,000. The application deadline is November 6, 2020.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Neighborhood-based organizations and civic clubs with State of Texas 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) non-profit certification are eligible to apply.
  • Neighborhood-based organizations without official nonprofit status may apply in partnership with a 501(c)(3) or 501(c)(4) organization as co-applicant.
  • Grant projects must represent a specific geographic area located within the Houston city limits.

The Neighborhood Matching Grant Program is administered by the Department of Neighborhoods in partnership with participating Houston City Council offices. The program is designed to encourage civic activity among neighbors, promote volunteerism, and support projects that contribute towards building stronger communities.

For the application form and guidelines, go to (link expired)