Beautification & Event Fund

This project fund is intended to support beautification efforts led by neighborhood associations and costs related to community-building events within the City of Muncie’s neighborhoods. It is made possible by the generous support of the Zeigler Foundation.

Project Fund Description (pdf)

Application Process:

  1. Download and complete the application form.
  2. Email documentation and completed application to Heather Williams (
  3. Applications will be evaluated by Task Force 2 within two weeks of being received and notification of award will be made within one month of application
  4. Applications will be accepted as long as funding is available
  5. A check will be cut in the name of the Neighborhood Association and mailed to the individual named on the Application Form
  6. The follow-up report form is due 30 days after the funds are expended.
  7. Funds that are awarded, but not used, must be returned to Task Force 2 no later than 30 days after the equipment or service was purchased or date of the funded event.


  • Amount requested may not exceed $200.00
  • Two quotes must be provided for equipment and services
  • Each neighborhood may only receive one allocation from the fund.
  • The association must be able to provide its Articles of Organization or By-Laws
  • The association must be able to provide its last two bank statements

* If for any reason the association cannot meet these requirements, a detailed explanation must be provided in the application email.

Requests will be evaluated using the following criteria:

  • Need
  • Will the project, equipment or service impact the neighborhood’s quality of life?
  • Will it generate excitement/interest in the neighborhood?
  • Will it be visible?
  • Did the neighborhood vote to approve the project, equipment, or service?
  • Attendance at Neighborhood President Council meetings and training sessions.


Contact Task Force 2 leader Heather Williams (

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