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Neighborhood Program Mini-Grant (Up to $500)

The Neighborhood Programs Grant funding opportunity is provided to improve a neighborhood’s quality of life, increase public safety, and any other small project that positively engages and reinvigorates the neighborhood.

Grant Ideas

  • Doing a neighborhood clean-up
  • Providing safety classes (Community Emergency Response Team (CERT), “Map Your Neighborhood”, First Aid or CPR classes)
  • Buying supplies for IKEA Renton River Days parade (for a float or props)
  • Financing a space to hold a neighborhood meeting   
  • Reinvigorating a neighborhood association  
  • Doing physical improvements  
  • Providing educational workshops and/or art projects
  • Holding a special event
  • Hosting a neighborhood "Screen on the Green" movie night
  • Compensating permits for events, activities or workshops (when applicable) 

  Note:  Food products and/or alcohol are not eligible for funding.


To be eligible for the 2017 Neighborhood Mini-Grant, your neighborhood will need to have:

  • Registered as an "officially recognized" Renton neighborhood located within the City limits     
  • Participating in the City's Neighborhood Program
  • Have submitted an updated copy of your neighborhood bylaws
  • Have submitted an updated contact registry of your neighborhood leadership
  • Have submitted an updated boundary map of your neighborhood

To become registered as an "officially recognized" Renton neighborhood please fill out the following application and submit it to 

Submitting an Application

The 2017 Neighborhood Mini-Grant application window is now available. Download the application by clicking on the following link: 2017 Neighborhood Mini Grant Application

For further information please email Neighborhood Program or call 425-430-6595