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Community and Neighborhood Grants

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  • Both grants below are NOW CLOSED for 2021 applicants as funds have been exhausted. Thanks for the great response!
  • All events must comply with Colorado state, county, or local public health orders in effect at the time of the event.
  • Please refer to COVID-19 City Resource Page for continuous up to date information.


Neighborhood Grants up to $500

Neighborhood Grants encourage neighborhood outreach and engagement. Approved projects are eligible for up to $500 and include start-up assistance for neighborhood newsletters, neighborhood block parties, National Night Out events, neighborhood clean-up events. 

  • Alcohol may not be purchased using grant funds.
  • Try to purchase products and services within the Littleton city limits when using grant funds.
  • Keep all receipts and invoices that pertain to your grant. Copies must be submitted with the follow-up report.
  • If your event requires blockades or cones to mark the closure of any public street or alley for your event you must contact the traffic division at least one week prior to your event/project at 303-795-3834 to make arrangements.
  • Amplified sound occurs whenever microphones and speakers are used to amplify voices, music, etc. If your event includes outdoor amplified sound, you must contact the Permit Center at least one week prior to your event at 303-795-3751 to apply for an Amplified Sound Permit ($75).

Grant requests require a completed online application and a corresponding W-9 form. If you have previously applied for and have received a grant from the City of Littleton, your W-9 form is already on file and a new one is not required unless there is a change in your information. Please allow up to two weeks for processing once your application has been submitted. If awarded, grant monies will be mailed to the payee listed on the application (which matches the W-9 form) shortly after approval and before the event date.

Post-Event Reporting
Keep all receipts for expenses involving this grant and email them to the grant coordinator within one week of your event along with the Post Event Report. Please note that any unused funds in excess of $20 must be returned within one week of the event date. Return of funds may be made via cash or check only; payable to City of Littleton.  Mail to Finance Department or deposit in the Littleton Center drop box, c/o Neighborhood Grant, City of Littleton, 2255 W Berry Avenue, Littleton, CO 80120. 

Neighborhood Grant Application Form -funds exhausted for 2021

All new grant applications must be submitted with a completed W-9 form 

For more information contact the grant coordinator, Nancy Buck, at ednb@littletongov.org


Community Improvement Grants up to $9,999

Community Improvement Grants encourage neighborhood groups and homeowner's association participation in community improvement projects. Approved projects are eligible for up to $9,999 and must benefit the neighborhood, be accessible to the general public and include three bids. Large community improvement grants are physical improvements to common areas accessible to the general public such as...

  • playground enhancements
  • landscaping improvements
  • monument sign repair/replacement
  • decorative fencing
  • shelter construction and improvements

Application Requirements
The grant application will require anticipated start and end dates for the project, three bids with estimates for the full project, photographs of the current condition of the project area, project description and goals, estimated project expenses and grant amount requested. All grant applications require a completed W-9 Form. If you have previously applied for and have received a grant from the City of Littleton, your W-9 form is already on file and a new one is not required unless there is a change in your information. Please allow up to two weeks for application processing following application submittal. Please note: Community improvement grant monies are mailed to payee upon completion of the project.

If the project is awarded, community improvement grants are given a timeline to complete the project. Upon completion, final invoices and copies of canceled checks, along with photographs of the completed project, must be sent to the grant coordinator to receive the grant award check. 

Community Improvement Grant Application Form - funds exhausted for 2021

All new grant applications must be submitted with a completed W-9 form 

For more information and to apply for the Community Improvement Grant, contact the grant coordinator, Nancy Buck, at ednb@littletongov.org


Other Littleton grant programs

Main Street Historic District Grant
Revitalization Incentive Grant

Nonprofit Discretionary Grant

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