Eligibility Requirements

  • Only neighborhood associations from Alliance, Canton and Massillon are eligible to apply at this time.
  • Neighborhood associations can apply through a fiscal agent. Eligible applicants must be a tax-exempt private agency, 501(c)(3) organization (that is recognized as a public charity) or government entity.
  • Projects must directly impact residents living in Stark County.
  • Projects are encouraged to include at least one of the healthy neighborhoods elements:
    • Image and Identity
    • Physical Conditions
    • Involvement and Investment
    • Market

Grant Amount

Up to $2,500

Important Dates

Application Deadline: April 1, 2022
Award Date: May 2022

Grant applicants will be notified by mail of the Board’s decision.

Application Instructions

Only online applications will be accepted. Apply online through Stark Community Foundation’s Grant Portal.

Evaluation Report

Organizations receiving grant funding from the Stark County Neighborhood Partnership Program are required to complete an evaluative report at the end of the grant period, which includes a written narrative on the impact of the grant and financial details of how the grant funds were spent. Failure to submit a final report will impact the organization's ability to secure future funding from Stark Community Foundation.


Contact Grants Administrator Dana S. Johnson at 234-458-2915 or

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