Fall Grant-​Making

The Neighborhood Connections grant-​making committee met again last night to start the fall round of grant discernment. We had delicious food from Luchita’s. This round only had about 60% the number of proposals compared to the spring round. This is, apparently, typical. But it means that you have a better chance of being funded if you apply for a grant in August.

I’m reviewing proposals from Clark-​Metro, Detroit-​Shoreway and Old Brooklyn this time ’round. The grants were good for the most part, we only culled three from our group, one had a couple hundred thousand in funding already, so they got the axe even though the project was a good idea.

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