Why should you participate? • You want to make an impact in your neighborhood, but don’t know where to start. • You want to improve communications with your neighbors. • You want to create a neighborhood association. • You want to apply for grant opportunities for your neighborhood. • You want to make a difference in your neighborhood!
By committing to the training, you agree to attend three Saturday sessions, 3 out of 4 local resource sessions. Please note that only neighborhoods participating in the training program are eligible for the Neighborhood Small Grant Program. The development of the grant application will be included in the curriculum and discussion at the training sessions.
APPLICATIONS ARE DUE FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14.
Please save these dates on your calendar:
Saturday, September 29 | Impact Session - Understanding Leadership | (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)Saturday, October 13 | Impact Session - Skills for Neighborhood Transformation | (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)Tuesday, October 23 | Local Resource Session: Media and Communication (5:30 -7:00 PM)Tuesday, November 6 | Local Resource Session: Blight Resources (5:30 -7:00 PM)Tuesday, January 8 | Local Resource Session: Neighborhood Finances (5:30 -7:00 PM)Tuesday, January 22 | Local Resource Session: How to Find Grants and Grant Writing Tips (5:30 -7:00 PM)Saturday, February 2 | Impact Session - Putting Skills to Action: Goal Setting and Grant Applications and GRADUATION (9:00 AM – 4:00 PM)
Attendance to all impact sessions and at least 3 local resource sessions are mandatory.
If accepted, the fee to attend Neighborhood Leadership Institute is $40.00 to cover the cost of lunch and snacks. Limited scholarships are available. Please select the appropriate box in the application if you would like to be considered for a scholarship.
Call Historic Macon Foundation if you have any questions and/or concerns: 478-742-5084. Please know that you won't be allowed to save any of your responses prior to submission.