Community Organizing

Block Clubs

Click here for a service area map with block club locations

Don’t have a block club but want to get involved? Call Adam Gifford at 216-961-9073 x205.

Community Organizing Grants

Neighborhood Connections

We offer small grants to groups of residents in Cleveland and East Cleveland to do projects that improve the quality of life in their communities. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Proposals are accepted twice each year. Learn more…

Organizers and Allies

O&A is a working group of Cleveland Neighborhood Progress, working to further the practice of organizing as the foundation of community development. O&A administers a Rolling & Responsive mini-grant program to help grassroots residents carry out projects that will bring neighbors together to make an immediate, positive impact on their community. Grants of up to $250 are available based on a brief application due the first Thursday of even months, and must be paid through a nonprofit fiscal agent (such as Metro West). Learn more…

Neighborhood Cleanups

View our Community Calendar for any upcoming neighborhood clean-ups.

If you are interested in organizing a clean-up in your neighborhood, contact Adam Gifford at 216-961-9073 x205.

##MyCom Youth Programming MyCom is a network of people who believe youth development is a direct path to healthy, safe communities for everyone. They build strengths in young people and their neighborhoods by connecting existing programs and resources, and funding opportunities for positive growth. MyCom also encourages all sectors of society to take responsibility for children’s development and transition into productive adulthood. Metro West is the MyCom Lead Agency for the Clark-Fulton neighborhood. For more info, contact Kevin de Leon by email at kdeleon@metrowestcle.org.

Neighbor Up

Neighbor Up is a diverse network of people committed to Cleveland neighborhoods. The network is supported by Neighborhood Connections. Their organizing premise is that de-humanizing systems are reinforcing and exacerbating the fear and isolation that diminish us as humans and divide us as a community. Get involved and/or learn about their upcoming events…

Community Meetings and Events

View our Community Calendar for a full list of upcoming meetings and events.