Neighborhood Leadership

The Community Foundation has a long history of identifying and supporting grassroots community projects and supporting residents who are making a difference in their neighborhoods.

Neighborhood leaders build relationships and celebrate projects. Photo credit: Ian Christmann

Neighborhood Leadership Program

The Community Foundation's Neighborhood Leadership Program builds community and strengthens relationships. Participants take leadership training workshops that teach effective ways to work with groups in their neighborhood. At the end the training, participants can receive a grant to implement a project of their choice.

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Neighborhood Leaders Making a Difference

Foundation Empowers Neighborhood Leaders to Make a Difference »

12.29.2016

The Neighborhood Leadership Program "helped me build a level of trust with my neighbors," says condo owner and program graduate Jacquelyn Pheanious, who organized neighbors to reactivate a dormant board.

Neighborhood Leadership: Building Relationships Yields Inspired Projects »

02.24.2016

Twenty-five years of developing neighborhood leaders has resulted in many community-inspired projects.

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Neighborhood Leaders in Action

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Eliezer Lee Cruz

Director of Community Outreach

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