The ECA is requesting initial concepts for programs, projects, or activities that will serve Eckington residents. The ECA will consider concepts for projects within the following categories:

  • Improving the environment and health – environmental, sustainability, or health programs, projects, or services that improve the quality of life for Eckington residents
  • Promoting community engagement – programs or projects supporting community engagement and/or providing opportunities for neighbors to connect with each other
  • Supporting our youth – programs offering skill building, education, mentorship, civic engagement, or other community-building activities for Eckington youth
  • Enhancing traffic, biking, & pedestrian safety – educational or other programs promoting safety on Eckington’s roads and sidewalks

The ECA will award grants in two tiers: $200-$500, or $501-$1000. The ECA expects to grant up to $3,000 in total through this opportunity.

Questions will be accepted until March 4th, and concepts are due to the ECA at noon ET on March 14th. After evaluation, applicants proceeding to final evaluation will be invited to present to the Civic Association at our April 11th Virtual Meeting. For more detail, see the Request for Initial Concepts.