Grand Rapids officials announced today that city residents and organizations can now apply for the second round of funding to assist with a variety of neighborhood projects. The City of Grand Rapids’ Neighborhood Matching Fund (NMF) offers small contracts to Grand Rapids residents, informal groups and community organizations to support neighborhood community building. Applications for those interested are now available at grcity.us/nmf.
The community is invited to learn more about the NMF at meetings slated for today, May 3, onWednesday, May 10 and on Wednesday, May 17. Today’s bilingual community information session is scheduled at 4:30 p.m. at Cesar E. Chavez Elementary (1205 Grandville Ave). Simultaneous Spanish/English interpretation services provided by the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan. The second NMF information session is slated forWednesday, May 10 at 5 p.m. inside the Baxter Community Center (935 Baxter Street SE). The third NMF informational meeting will take place onWednesday, May 17 at 10 a.m. at Linc Up (1167 Madison Ave SE, Ste 101).