Community Grants application and Neighbors Uplifting Neighbors Award nominations

March 11, 2022

City and Community Engagement at Northeastern University is excited to launch the 2022 Community Grants application! Any Boston-area based community organization, nonprofit, or school that is currently engaging or has previously engaged with Northeastern University students, staff, or faculty in partnership with City and Community Engagement in the last three academic years is eligible to apply. The grants serve to support local initiatives focused on increasing equitable access to resources for the purpose of improving quality of life and fostering thriving communities in Northeastern’s surrounding Boston neighborhoods.

As Northeastern aims to be a good neighbor to the communities in which we reside, we will focus funding for community organizations, nonprofits, or schools serving the neighborhoods of Roxbury, Fenway, Mission Hill, and/or the South End.

Additionally, CCE is excited to bring back the Neighbors Uplifting Neighbors Award in its second year! Building upon the Office of City and Community Engagement’s Community Grant program for local nonprofit organizations in our surrounding communities, we are excited to continue this initiative to financially support resident-led initiatives in our local neighborhoods. We are seeking nominations from local residents to help us identify resident-led initiatives that are having a local impact. As such, the initiatives must be led by and primarily serving residents in one or more of the four neighborhoods Northeastern is a part of: Fenway, Mission Hill, Roxbury, South End.

The Grants application, Neighbors Award nomination form, and accompanying guides can be accessed at the following links:

Two optional info sessions will be held via Zoom on Thursday, March 24th and Monday, March 28th to provide an overview of the grants and nominations process and answer any questions from applicants and nominators. Please RSVP for one of the info sessions HERE.

The application and nomination forms have opened as of Friday, March 11 and remain open through Monday, April 11. If you have questions, please contact Alanna Fusco at or at 617.373.8076.