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Corridors Neighborhood Enhancement Match Grant Program

Grants to Lexington, Kentucky Nonprofits and Groups
for Neighborhood Improvements and Beautification

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Lexington-Fayette Urban County Government (LFUCG) - Corridors Commission

Deadline Date:

03/01/19 5:00 PM Receipt


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Grants to Lexington, Kentucky nonprofit organizations and neighborhood and homeowner associations for neighborhood improvement, clean-up, or beautification. Funding is intended for activities and improvements that will enhance corridors leading into and out of Lexington, to increase awareness of corridor enhancements, and to enable the Corridors Commission to advance its mission and purpose in a more timely and productive manner.

Eligible projects include:
I. Physical improvements for public or community property
a. Planting of street trees or landscaping (not in private yards)
b. Sidewalk or bike lane repair
c. Repair or installation of fencing
d. Street furniture such as benches
e. Educational or way-finding signage/banners
f. Other improvement projects

II. Activities necessary to plan, promote, or finance voluntary general clean-up and neighborhood improvement efforts.
a. Street or alley cleanup programs
b. Removal of abandoned vehicles
c. Demolition of abandoned buildings

III. Activities to enhance the beauty of corridors by the removal of dead or diseased trees.

For funding selection criteria, see Page 6 of the Program Guidelines in Supporting Documents below.

GrantWatch ID#:

GrantWatch ID#: 179692

Estimated Total Program Funding:


Additional Eligibility Criteria:

Eligible Organizations:
- Incorporated, active neighborhood or homeowners associations.
- Federally recognized non-profit organizations 501(c)(3)

Eligible Corridors
I. Alumni Drive (Nicholasville Road to Man O War BLVD)
II. Athens Boonesboro Road (Man O War BLVD to I-75)
III. Broadway
IV. Citation BLVD (Leestown to Newtown Pike)
V. Clays Mill Road
VI. Georgetown Road (New Circle to Iron Works)
VII. Georgetown Street
VIII. Harrodsburg Road
IX. High Street
X. Iron Works Pike
XI. Leestown Road
XII. Liberty Road
XIII. Limestone
XIV. Main Street
XV. Man O War BLVD
XVI. Manchester Street (Jefferson Street to Forbes)
XVII. Maxwell Street
XVIII. Midland Avenue
XIX. New Circle Road
XX. Newtown Pike (South Broadway to Iron Works Pike)
XXI. Nicholasville Road
XXII. Old Frankfort Pike
XXIII. Paris Pike (New Circle Road Iron Works Pike)
XXIV. Richmond Road (Hanover to I-75)
XXV. Russell Cave Road (North Broadway to Iron Works Pike)
XXVI. Tates Creek Road (Sunset to Ashgrove Pk)
XXVII. Todds Road (Man O War BLVD to Polo Club BLVD)
XXVIII. Upper Street (Main Street to South Limestone)
XXIX. Versailles Road (Angliana to Man O War BLVD)
XXX. Vine Street
XXXI. Winchester Road (Third Street to Man O War BLVD)

Ineligible Activities:
I. Program operational activities.
a. Daycare
b. Employment services
c. Recreation programs
d. Other such programs

II. Routine maintenance activities.
a. Annual pruning of street trees
b. Mulching of landscaping (Mulch is allowed if part of new planting)
c. Other such activities

For additional ineligible activities see, Page 3 of the Program Guidelines in Supporting Documents below.

Pre-Application Information:

The first FY 2019 grant period is closed. The second FY 2019 grant period is open and will close on March 1, at 5:00 PM.

The Corridors Neighborhood Enhancement Match Grant Program is a 2:1 matching grant. For every $1 of the Corridors Neighborhood Enhancement Match Grant requested, the applicant must provide an additional $0.50 match.

Contact Information:

Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.

Download applications and submit to or via mail to:

The Office of the Chief Administrator
200 East Main Street 1st Floor
Lexington, KY 40507

For questions, please contact Jenifer Wuorenmaa at 859-258-3115 or email the address above.

If your proposed project is on public lands, you must contact John Saylor in the LFUCG Division of Environmental Services (859-983-7349) for project approval and submit that approval with your application.

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USA: Kentucky: Lexington