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  • 2019 Community Events & Placemaking Grant Program

    Calling all organizations and individuals that are planning fun, engaging community programming! Lakeview Special Service Area (SSA) 27 is pleased to announce the return of its Community Events & Placemaking Grant Program, which offers financial support and technical assistance for unique events and projects taking place in the Lakeview neighborhood. With funding from SSA 27, the Program furthers our goals to create memorable experiences and promote the neighborhood within the boundaries of the SSA.

    In 2018 as part of the first year of the Program, SSA 27 awarded nearly $20,000 in total funding to seven local organizations and individuals that brought their projects to Lakeview. You can learn more about the projects that previously received funding here.

    Applicants that meet all Program requirements may receive a grant of up to $5,000 from SSA 27. Funding is limited. Applications are due by February 15, 2019. For more information, download the 2019 application and guidelines below, or click here.


  • Questions?

    Individuals who are considering whether to apply for the Program are strongly encouraged to contact the Lakeview Chamber of Commerce to discuss Program eligibility prior to completing an application. Please email ssa27@lakeviewchamber.com or call (773) 472-7171 with questions or for assistance.

  • Past Projects Past Projects

    Learn more about the past projects funded in 2018 as part of the first year of SSA 27's Community Events & Placemaking Grant Program.

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  • About SSA 27 About SSA 27

    Special Service Area (SSA) 27 works to make Lakeview a neighborhood where people wish to live, linger and long to return. SSAs are a funding mechanism to raise money for services to a designated mixed-use area through a property tax levy in order to supplement City services.

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