Good Neighbor Grant

Enhancing Communities & Neighborhoods

Matching grant awards up to $500 are available each fall to neighborhood associations or community groups. The purpose of this grant is to enhance the sense of community and sustainability of our neighborhoods through the development and accomplishment of an environmentally sustainable landscape beautification project.

Please complete the Good Neighbor Grant Application to be considered. Applications open August 1 and the deadline for submissions is September 15. Grant award amounts are contingent upon the number of applications received and available funding.

Previous Winners


  1. 2021
  2. 2019
  3. 2018
  4. 2017

Fairway Villa at Greensprings

Their project improved the effectiveness of the plant buffer and enhanced the aesthetics of the pond.  They planted native plants around the pond to improve the visual appeal as well as promote a natural habitat for ducks and birds.fairway-villa-at-greensprings

Jamestown 1607

This community planted native plants at the front entrance of neighborhood improving the overall appearance and adding scenic beauty to the drive to and from the ferry, beach, and historic park.  They performed a litter cleanup of the common areas and the surrounding woods. The project also helped support wildlife with the introduction of native plants.jamestown-1607

LaFontaine Condominiums

LaFontaine completed a “Community Pride” project by adding perennials to the entryway, removing litter and debris from the pond area, and adding a seating area made from recycled materials near the pond, which has become a home for ducks.


The Mews

This project created a tranquility garden, as a safe place for residents and children to watch pollinators and hummingbirds.  They planted 29 varieties of Virginia native and pollinator-friendly plants in the garden. They performed a litter cleanup of the walking trail and woods.