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  • Igniting the power of everyday people to create an extraordinary world right where they live. Photos by Janet Century Photography.
  • Investing in a resident-led projects in Cleveland and East Cleveland.
  • Bringing together a diverse network of neighbors to respond innovatively to the challenges that plague our communities.
  • Building a stronger city.


  • Connect! is back at 6 p.m. this Thursday, September 27th at Las Tienditas del Mercado, 2886 W. 25th St. RSVP here! Connect! was started to create a space of mutual support and good information for entrepreneurs, – especially those who have been historically  and systemically discouraged or overlook...


  • We offer small grants to groups of residents in Cleveland and East Cleveland to do projects that improve the quality of life in their communities. Grants range from $500 to $5,000. Proposals are accepted twice each year on the second Friday in February and August. (Upcoming dates are February 8 an...


  • Sep 27, 2018, Cleveland Public Library Rice Branch -

    Looking for a good job? Join us for an information session and find out about jobs in environmental and nutrition services at University Hospitals. Full-time jobs available in environmental services and part-time in nutrition services.



Total Grants Given to Date

$7.5 Million

Total Projects Funded


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Our Grassroots Directory lists more than 500 groups affiliated with Neighbor Up. Check it out to connect with neighbors doing good work right where you live, or to find out what's happening at the grassroots level across Cleveland.

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About Us

Neighborhood Connections is an innovative, nationally recognized community-building program established in 2003. Our mission is to fuel the power of neighbors to create, together, an extraordinary world right where they live. More