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Mini Grant Opportunity: Opening Island Access Through Community-Curated Programming


Calling all Community Leaders!

Is your community looking for an urban oasis just minutes from Boston’s city center? Look no further than the Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park! The 34 islands and peninsulas that make up this park are full of opportunities for outdoor recreation, relaxation, and learning!

In recognition of the 25th anniversary of the establishment of Boston Harbor Islands National and State Park and the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership, we are planning for a year of robust programming and community engagement. We want YOU to help us engage with your community and welcome them into the park.

To support this initiative, the Boston Harbor Islands Partnership will award micro-grants up to the amount of $2,000.00 to local community leaders to design, promote, and facilitate park-based programming that meets the unique needs of their constituents. These micro-grants seek to empower and invest community members, amplifying their impact, voices, and presence within our recreational spaces.

For more information on the “Opening Island Access Through Community-Curated Programming” opportunity, please see our rubric (link to public). Applications are due by January 31, 2022.

To apply, please fill out this application:
25th Anniversary Mini Grant Application

To read about guidelines and expectations, view the following PDF:
Mini-Grant Rubric for Community-Curated Programming

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