Love Your Block is now open. Applications are due June 15th.

Love Your Block

Staff group photo - LYB

About Love Your Block

Love Your Block is a City of Pittsburgh mini-grant program that brings neighbors together to improve our communities by combating blight, creating assets, and building resilience - block-by-block. 

Nonprofit organizations across Pittsburgh are invited to propose projects for up to $5,000 in funds and the support of key city departments. Funding supports volunteer-fueled neighborhood improvement projects.

Projects may include but are not limited to : community garden maintenance, neighborhood clean-ups, or tree and flower planting. Successful projects will build strong partnerships, leverage donations, and most importantly, engage neighbors.

Photo of two volunteers at Peace and Friendship Farm
Photo of garden done by LYB program.


Here's How it Works:

Step 1: Community Organizations and Non-Profits apply for Love Your Block

Step 2: Love Your Block mini-grants are awarded by Department of Public Works Community Programming

Step 3: Organizations complete their projects with the support of key City departments

Step 4: Organizations are reimbursed by the City of Pittsburgh after project implementation

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