What is a Neighborhood Purposes Grant (NPG)?
The Neighborhood Purposes Grant (NPG) provides Neighborhood Councils with greater opportunity to benefit their communities while supporting and building partnerships with local organizations such as yours. It provides a demonstrable benefit to the community. An NPG activity should build community, enhance the neighborhood, and be open, accessible, and free to the general public. Projects may encompass a wide range and can include, but are not limited to: The Arts, Beautification, Community Support, Education, Community Improvements.

NPG Application Instructions
Eligible organizations include 501(c)(3) non-profits as well as public schools. (Please note that grants cannot be issued to religious organizations or to private schools.)


NPG Application Packet
All applications for grants must be reviewed and approved in a public meeting. Upon approval of the application the Neighborhood Council (NC) shall submit the application along with all required documentation to the Office of the City Clerk, NC Funding Program.


NPG Completion Report Form
Applicants are requested to provide a Project Completion Report at the conclusion of the proposed project funded by the grant.


Submission Process
Submissions are accepted by mail and via email (Executive Officers). Acknowledgement of receipt will be made via email within one week of receipt. If you should not receive one, please send inquiry email to Executive Officers. Mission Hills Board of Governors meet monthly for General Body Meeting.
Fiscal Year 2019 grant requests must be received no later than on:
June 8, 2018 for consideration at the July 2 meeting,
June 22, 2018 for consideration at the August 6 meeting,
July 20, 2018 for consideration at the September 3 meeting,
August 17, 2018 for consideration at the October 1 meeting,
September 28, 2018 for consideration at the November 5 meeting,
October 19, 2018 for consideration at the December 3 meeting,
November 23, 2018 for consideration at the January 7 meeting,
December 21, 2018 for consideration at the February 4 meeting,
January 11, 2019 for consideration at the March 4 meeting,
February 15, 2019 for consideration at the April 1 meeting, and
March 8, 2019 for consideration at the May 6 meeting.

Any grant request submitted prior to a monthly meeting but after the submission deadline for such meeting will be considered at the following meeting. In addition, grant requests that are incomplete at the time of submission may be rejected due to the Neighborhood Council requesting additional information or documentation. Priority will be given to Mission Hills-based organizations and those organizations primarily serving Mission Hills Stakeholders. Therefore, if your organization’s funding is needed by a specific date, your grant request should be submitted 45-60 days advance of deadline for Neighborhood Council review.