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City and Community Leaders to Announce Launch of Neighborhood Beautification Grant Program

The pilot program called, 614 Beautiful, aims to beautify and unify Columbus neighborhoods through place-based, public-facing improvements, achievable with $10,000 for project support. 

Carla Williams Scott, Director City of Columbus Dept. of Neighborhoods
Marshall Shorts, Founder & Principal Creative of Artfluential
Jim Sweeney, Long-time Franklinton Community Advocate
Councilmember Lourdes Barroso de Padilla
Lisa Snyder, Director of Community Programs, Neighborhood Design Center 

Third Way Cafe
3058 W Broad St.
Columbus, OH 43204

Tomorrow, September 22

The program is an exercise in creative placemaking – an initiative that integrates art, culture, and design to strengthen communities by creating places to gather, opportunities to volunteer, and activities that respond to the local area. We encourage all media outlets and the potential applicants to learn about the pilot program and the RFP.

Dates to Know: 

  • Program Launch/ Q&A
    • September 22
  • Virtual Information Sessions
    • September 27 (6-7PM)
    • October 1 (10-11 AM)
    • October 5 (12-1 PM)
  • Submissions Due 
    • November 4 (5PM) 

Be sure to visit http:/ to learn more about the program and how to apply. 

For questions regarding the launch of 614 Beautiful, please contact Lisa Snyder at [email protected].