The Community Heart & Soul Seed Grant Program provides $10,000 in startup funding for resident-driven groups in small cities and towns to implement the Community Heart & Soul model.
Community Heart & Soul is uniquely designed for small cities and towns (population 2,500-30,000). Grantees are invited to join network events with Heart & Soul towns across the country.
Grant funding requires a $10,000 cash match from the participating municipality or a partnering organization.
Download the Community Heart & Soul Seed Grant Guidelines for details about this funding opportunity.
Learn about this new funding opportunity during our Community Heart & Soul Seed Grant Program Information Webinar on Wednesday, February 17 at 2pm ET. Participants will get details on the grant program and guidance for a successful application. Sue Lessard, Town Manager in Bucksport, Maine will share her experience with Community Heart & Soul and its benefits. The webinar will be recorded for later viewing. Register for the webinar here.
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. Applications submitted by 11:59 p.m. ET on the last business day of each month will be considered in the following month. Interested communities are encouraged to apply as soon as possible due to a limited total of grants awards.