2019 Love Your Block Mini Grants -
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Small scale grants, ranging from $250 - $1000, are now available to neighborhood associations, block clubs and community-based organization in the City of Buffalo for projects dealing with vacant lot activation, community space revitalization, and accessibility improvement.


July 9th, 5:30 - 6:30 PM, 9 W. Northrup Pl.

July 10th, 5:30 - 6:30 PM, 104 Maryland St.

2018 - 2019 Love Your Block Mini Grants

Community-based groups will be able to apply for Love Your Block mini-grants, ranging from $750-$1,000, to develop and implement volunteer-led neighborhood beautification projects that focus on blighted areas. For the program’s pilot year, projects will only be eligible in four target areas: Broadway-Fillmore, Kensington-Bailey, Lower West Side, and Masten Park.

The application period for this grant cycle is now closed.


Technical Assistance

Love Your Block works with the Division of Citizen Services on initiatives that empower residents to be better advocates for their communities. With trainings such as Data101 and Crime Prevention through Environmental Design (CPTED), residents have the opportunity for hands-on learning with city officials and law enforcement.

For community based groups who want to increase their resources and relationships to City Call and other local non-profit organizations, Love Your Block will provide technical assistance with tasks such as grant writing, project development planning, volunteer recruitment, etc.


March 23rd, 1 - 2:30 PM, 995 Kensington Ave.

March 26th, 5 - 6:30 PM, 1324 Jefferson Ave.

March 27th, 5:30 - 7 PM, 104 Maryland St.

April 11th, 5 - 6:30 PM, 1324 Jefferson Ave.

April 16th, 5:30 - 7 PM, 104 Maryland St.

April 30th, 5 - 6:30 PM, 780 Fillmore Ave.

More workshops may be held based on demand! Please reach out to us at the contact information below if you cannot attend any of the workshops, but would like assistance in filling out your application.


Target Area Boundaries