Disconnected neighbors and a lack of community participation can be found in many American neighborhoods. Lodestar awarded several capacity-building grants to National Neighborhood Day, which promotes the third Sunday of September as an annual day of celebration in municipalities around the country to bring neighbors, government agencies, and local nonprofits together to build community spirit with the goal of increasing civic action and responsibility.
Grant Amount: $28,000
Year Granted: 2007
Timeframe: Grant awarded over multiple years
Grantee: National Neighborhood Day
Grantee Website: National Neighborhood Day