Community Development

Hands Across Cleveland Events to Promote Unity

Hands Across Cleveland Events to Promote Unity

The City of Cleveland’s Community Relations Board invites all Clevelanders to “Hands Across CLE” events. Some events will include live entertainment and refreshments. By joining together – from the East Side to the West Side – the City can become stronger and safer by making connections among diverse neighborhoods, building community among residents and promoting friendships across Cleveland.

City Seeks Citizen Participation at Public Hearing for 2017-2018 Program Year Action Plan

City Seeks Citizen Participation at Public Hearing for 2017-2018 Program Year Action Plan

The City of Cleveland Department of Community Development has started developing its 2017 plan for the allocation of $28 million in federal resources to serve residents and neighborhoods. The City is required to reach out to community stakeholders to inform them of its development, and is seeking a greater voice from the community about its priorities and the activities that should be considered for funding. An online survey is available, and the City is asking residents, stakeholders and community development partners to take a few minutes to complete it and to share it with others. Preliminary results will be presented at upcoming community meetings. Details are available at 216.664.4597.

2016 Storefront Renovation Program

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Free Tax Preparation From United Way and Cuyahoga Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition

Free Tax Preparation From United Way and Cuyahoga Earned Income Tax Credit Coalition

 
IRS certified volunteer tax preparers are available to assist residents with income tax preparation and filing. This year, taxpayers with incomes below $53,500 may receive up to $6,269 in Earned Income Tax Credit dollars, depending on household size and other eligibility requirements.

Residents Can Apply Now Until August 4th for Neighborhood Leadership Development Program

Residents Can Apply Now Until August 4th for Neighborhood Leadership Development Program

The Neighborhood Leadership Development Program is now accepting applications for its next cohort of community leaders. The program includes training sessions over the span of nine months. Cleveland and inner ring suburb residents who are actively engaged in improving Cleveland neighborhoods are encouraged to apply.

City of Cleveland Employees Raise More Than $100K for Harvest For Hunger

City of Cleveland Employees Raise More Than $100K for Harvest For Hunger

City of Cleveland employees are top supporters of the Harvest for Hunger campaign this year – raising enough for more than 468,000 meals. In total, the City of Cleveland – from City Hall to the Department of Utilities to the Mayor’s Office – raised $117,000. That makes the City of Cleveland an emerald level sponsor, raising more than $100 per employee. In addition, the City collected 1,400 pounds of food for the Food Bank.

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