The Villa Heights Community Organization has completed several successful Neighborhood Matching Grants through the City of Charlotte.

nbsThe Neighborhood Matching Grants Program has helped Charlotte citizens improve their neighborhoods since 1992.  The program awards funds to eligible neighborhood-based organizations for projects that make neighborhoods better places to live, work, play and shop.

You can find more information about the grant program here:
http://charlottenc.gov/NBS/CE/NMG/Documents/NMG_ProgramGuidelines.pdf

Our Latest Grants

Tree Banding (every fall)

Neighborhood organizations can apply for up to $3,000 to assist with tree banding in their community, including trees located on private properties, to help control the canker-worm population and protect Charlotte’s tree canopy.

VHCO successfully completed a tree banding grant in 2015 and have already been approved in 2016!

Branding Initiative (2015-2016)

In 2015, VHCO was approved for a Neighborhood Improvement grant with a purpose to develop a community brand and increase awareness of the community. The objectives were to develop a visual brand identity for the Villa Heights neighborhood in the form of a website (this website!), logo and designs for street sign toppers, free standing signs, and promotional items.

Community Garden (2013-2014)

The VHCO Community Garden that is located in Cordelia Park was created through a Neighborhood Improvement grant. You can find more information about the garden here.