The city of Cincinnati announced its awardees for the new Neighborhood Catalytic Capital Investment Program requests for proposal. These capital RFPs were funded through the FY22 carryover budget passed in the fall.
Congratulations to the American Sign Museum for receiving a $100,000 award towards its Phase II facility expansion in Camp Washington, and to ArtWorks for a $150,000 award towards the Creative Campus in Walnut Hills. Government Strategies Group is a proud partner of these community arts organizations.
The Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) selected thirteen of the twenty-seven project applicants to allocate $1.8 million in capital funds. More than $8.8 million in requests were received and evaluated by a seven-person committee, comprised of members of city staff, Homebase, and Invest in Neighborhoods.
DCED Director Markiea Carter first presented the administration’s recommendation to the Budget & Finance Committee last week. The committee, chaired by Councilmember Reggie Harris, approved the ordinance encompassing those recommendations today. The ordinance will move forward to a full vote by Council on Wednesday, March 29th, where it is expected to pass.