The Special Projects Fund was established by the NWACA Board to help fund special projects in our neighborhood. The projects must have a community benefit to NWACA residents and be publicly accessible.
To apply for Special Project funds, download and complete the application form and complete the related cost itemization spreadsheet:
NWACA special project application
NWACA special project itemization of costs
If you have questions about the program, email [email protected]
Project applications are invited periodically by the Board. To take part in the current round of funding, please submit your application by March 15, 2023. Projects will be voted on by the NWACA Board at their next Board meeting and applicants will be notified of their acceptance. Funds can be distributed as early as the month following project selection. The number of projects funded is at the discretion of the Board. Past projects have included the Doss Soccer Field, recycling cans for local parks, Anderson High School Band Trailer, and funds for the Constable Patrol pilot, the Murchison Comminity Garden, and others. Projects have ranged in size from $2500 to $20,000.
Some applicants may choose to submit an idea in concert with the City of Austin Neighborhood Partnering Program, where applications must be submitted by October 1st or June 1st for their funding cycle: Neighborhood Partnering Program
Other applicants may choose to team with the Austin Parks Foundation (see details at Austin Parks Grants), where applications for different types of grants have different deadlines.