The North Dakota Department of Commerce today announced that applications for the Main Street Initiative (MSI) 2024 Vibrancy Grant will be accepted from Jan. 22 through Mar. 1.
TheVibrancy Grant Program supports local efforts to increase community vibrancy by providing seed funding for a small project that will build momentum and inspire additional projects.
“All communities in North Dakota can benefit from a project that encourages activity whilecreating a sense of vibrancythat improves quality of life, helps attract and retain workforce, and enhances community pride,” Commerce Community Services Director Maria Effertz said. “Funding from this program can be used for a variety of projects including public art, gathering spaces, transportation, and events.”
Grant funding supports nonprofit organizations and/or local governments in vibrancy projects such as public events, public art or cultural celebrations, activating underutilized space, community gathering spaces, promoting active transportation, mitigating impacts of vacant or deteriorated infrastructure, and more.
More information about the grant and the application process can be found at msnd.link/Vibrancy.