Published On: Sun, Jan 17th, 2021

Applications Being Accepted for PBC Office of Community Revitalization’s FY-2022 Neighborhood Engagement and Transformation (NEAT) Grants Program

Palm Beach County Commissioner Robert S Weinroth has announced the County’s Office of Community Revitalization is accepting applications for its Neighborhood Engagement and Transformation (NEAT) grants program. 

NEAT grants provide up to $10,000 to neighborhood-based groups and/or organizations for resident-driven neighborhood improvement projects proposed within unincorporated Palm Beach County and the Lake Region municipalities of Belle Glade, South Bay and Pahokee.

Priority funding will be given to projects proposed in designated Countywide Community Revitalization Team areas.

Projects must fall under one of the following categories to be eligible for funding:

  1. Neighborhood Beautification;
  2. Neighborhood Identification;
  3. Neighborhood Organizing and Sustainability;
  4. Neighborhood Outreach and Capacity Building;
  5. Public Safety and Crime Prevention;
  6. Community Gardens;
  7. Neighborhood Green Projects; and
  8. Emergency Preparedness.

The application deadline is April 27, 2021.

Potential applicants must log/dial into the mandatory virtual pre-application conference on February 23, 2021, at 6PM.

Confirmation of attendance must be received no later than February 19, 2021, at 5PM to receive log-in instructions and have your name on the confirmed list.

Please reserve and confirm attendance by registering online at 2022ocrneatgrant.eventbrite.com

Please contact Chrystal Mathews, NEAT grants program manager, at [email protected] if you do not receive a timely confirmation of your registration. 

For additional information, please visit: discover.pbcgov.org/ocr/Pages/NEAT-Program.aspx

  • Who:                Palm Beach County Office of Community Revitalization
  • What:               Workshop for NEAT grants program
  • Where:             Cisco Webex 
  • When:              February 23, 2021     6 – 8PM
  • Confirmation Deadline:  February 19, 2021

About the Author

- Robert Weinroth is a 27 year resident of Boca Raton where he is an attorney, businessman, former member of the City Council (where he served for four years) and currently serves as an elected member of the Palm Beach County Board of County Commissioners. Commissioner Weinroth went to Boston’s Northeastern University where he earned a BSBA in Management. He went on to earn his Juris Doctor at New England School of Law. He is admitted to practice law in Florida, Massachusetts, New Jersey and the Supreme Court of the United States. Weinroth served as president and general counsel of Freedom Medical Services Inc, an accredited medical supply company in Boca Raton. FREEDOMED® represented the realization of an entrepreneurial dream. Weinroth, and his wife Pamela operated the company for 16 years, eventually selling the business in 2016. Weinroth takes great pride in his past work as a volunteer Guardian ad Litem for the 15th Judicial Circuit, advocating for the needs of abused and neglected children deemed dependent by the Court. After serving on multiple community boards and committees, Weinroth was elected to the Boca Raton City Council in 2014. During his tenure, he served as CRA Vice-chair and Deputy Mayor and was appointed to a number of county boards including the Boca Raton Airport Authority, the Palm Tran Service Board, the Palm Beach Transportation Planning Agency, the Treasure Coast Planning Council and was elected a board member of the Palm Beach County League of Cities. Commissioner Weinroth serves as County Vice-Mayor and has been appointed Chair of the Solid Waste Authority, a board member of the PBC Transportation Planning Agency, and alternate representative on the Treasure Coast Planning Agency and several other county and regional boards. Robert, Pamela and their two dogs, Sierra and Siggy, are proud to call Boca Raton home.

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