Montgomery grants $ 14,000 to neighborhood projects

The city announced $ 65,000 in grants to support resident-led efforts to improve 14 Montgomery neighborhoods.

Projects range from replacing trees to installing play equipment and improving safety. The city provides $ 500 to $ 5,000 to stimulate everyone as part of the city’s annual neighborhood scholarships.

Projects must respect city codes and involve residents. They can include physical improvements; public safety and public works initiatives; cultural, educational, community and recreational programs; neighborhood plans or studies; and technical support or marketing publications.

This year’s recipients include:

  • Arrowhead Homeowners Association for the Beautification of Streets;
  • Avalon Park Homeowners Association for Entrance Renovation;
  • Capitol Heights Civic Association for physical improvements to the neighborhood;
  • Cottage Hill Foundation for a 35 to 40 tree replacement initiative;
  • Eastwood Villa Homeowners Association for the acquisition and installation of play equipment;
  • Greater Bell Road Neighborhood Association for a landscaping and entrance lighting project;
  • Halcyon Oaks Homeowners Association for landscaping needs at the entrance to Taylor Road;
  • Hillwood Neighborhood Association for the installation of security cameras;
  • Old Cloverdale Association for the physical improvements of the first phase of the Fitzgerald Park project;
  • Plantation Estates Neighborhood to install a new neighborhood entrance sign;
  • South Hull District Association for a beautification project involving landscaping and exterior improvements;
  • Timbers Homeowners Association to replace security cameras;
  • Vaughn Meadows Neighborhood Association for beautification and maintenance projects at nine intersections;
  • Woodley Park Area Association for Fencing and a community website.

Applications for the next round of grants are open on October 1. You can see more on

Contact Montgomery Advertiser reporter Brad Harper at [email protected]

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