About Love Your Block

Volunteers at the East Allegheny Community Garden.

Love Your Block is a City of Pittsburgh mini-grant program that brings neighbors together to improve our communities by combating blight, creating assets, and building resilience - block-by-block. On this page, you can register for open office hours to speak directly with staff and apply for a Love Your Block mini-grant.

Please keep these basic requirements in mind before applying:

  • Love Your Block is a mini-grant program with a maximum award of $1,500.
  • Funding is provided through reimbursement after project implementation.
  • Funding must be awarded through a non-profit. If your organization is not a non-profit, you can use one as a sponsor. Non-profits are welcome to sponsor multiple projects.
  • Projects must be implemented before October 31, 2021.
  • Projects must benefit the public.
  • Project-related events must follow COVID-19 guidelines that are in place at the time of the events.
  • Submitting an application does not guarantee an award. Awards will be announced in early July 2021.

For more information on Love Your Block, please visit our website.