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Mini-Grant Applications close Wednesday, July 31, 2024 

Community Engagement Mini-Grants 

Get Involved and Make a Difference 

We are offering $500 mini-grants to support activities that boost awareness and outreach in underrepresented communities. 

Important Dates 

  • Information session: July 9 (English), July 11 (Español), 2024, 6:00pm~7:30pm on Zoom Click on the link to register. **The Interest sessions will be recorded and posted online**
  • Application Deadline: July 31, 2024 

How to Apply 

  • Contact us for more information. The contact info is below.
  • Submit the online application form (English) online application form (Spanish) by Wednesday, July 31 at 11:59pm.   
  • Attend online information sessions on July 9 (English) and July 11 (Spanish) 


Who Can Apply? 

We encourage individuals and groups from underrepresented communities to apply. Eligible applicants include any resident or community group in the City of Durham, North Carolina, with at least two community contacts from different households. 

See the Grant Guidelines for more details. 

See the hard copy of the application. *Please use the online application form to submit your final application.* 

About the Grants 

These mini-grants are designed to increase community engagement and outreach. Learn about our past grants and recipients. Click here to see last year's recipients. 

Project Ideas: 

  • Community Information Sessions 
  • Outreach Campaigns 
  • Language Services 
  • Resource Distribution Events 
  • Preserving History 

Empowering Communities 

The Community Engagement Mini-Grants has proven to be a resounding success, providing funding for community members to pursue their projects with amazing outcomes, all while handling various challenges, building collaboration, and sparking meaningful change that leaves a lasting legacy of progress and inspiration for the future. 

Contact Information 

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    This is a great program for projects that have a real impact of neighborhoods and areas shared by multiple neighborhood. John – Sandy Creek Park
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