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City Awards Love Your Block community grants

 


The City of Pittsburgh Office of Community Affairs has announced the 2021 cohort of Love Your Block grantees. 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.

Fourteen community organization from across the City of Pittsburgh, including two from South Pittsburgh, will participate in this year's program by maintaining community gardens, cleaning up vacant lots, planting trees in their neighborhoods and more. They include:

Beechview Area Concerned Citizens for Beechview Monument Parklet Celebration 

Brookline Together for New Brookline Community Entrance Sign

East Commons Community Garden at Allegheny Commons Park for East Commons Community Garden 

Crafton Heights Westwood Community for Crafton Heights Westwood Neighborhood Beautification Project 

Lawrenceville United for McCandless Community Organic Garden 

Mount Washington Community Development Corporation for Mount Washington Tree Pit Beautification Project

Oakcliffe Community Organization of South Oakland for Oakcliffe's Little Free Library Box

Out of the End Incorporated for West End Community Farm 

Our Clubhouse for Strip District Art Mural

Pretty Up Beechview for Jardin de Unidad Beautification Project

Reform Presbyterian Woman's Home for Bus Shelter Beautification Project

Revelations & Reflections for Kennedy Avenue Beautification Project

South Side Community Council for South Side Park and Bandi Schaum Community Garden Cleanup 

Squirrel Hill Urban Coalition for Squirrel Hill Gateway Beautification Project 

Additionally, 26 community organizations participated in the Love Your Block 2020 program and are implementing their projects through fall 2021.

 

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