The Neighborhood Enhancement Matching Grant Program (NEMGP) is administered by the Community Development Office enabling organized neighborhoods to plan and implement projects in partnership with the City. Starting October 1, 2014 the new grant limit has been raised to $25,000 a grant with a new match requirement of 2:1, which means for every $2 dollars the City contributes neighborhoods will be requireed to match $1. For more information about the NEMG download the Guidebook and application below (requires Adobe reader). Call 972-466-4299 for a printed version.
Begun in 1998, over $250,000 worth of improvements have been made to public property in the City of Carrollton as a direct result of NEMGP projects. This includes over $70,000 in neighborhood organization funds, over $50,000 in donated materials, and the value of over 3,000 volunteer hours.
Proposals will be considered by the City's Neighborhood Advisory Commission (NAC) on a case-by-case basis.
The value of the contribution by the neighborhood organization must equal to 35% or more of the total grant amount being requested. Contributions can include:
Project proposals must be reviewed by Community Development Staff and the Development Review Committee (DRC) before they may be submitted to the NAC for approval. Applications are required on or before the
• First Friday in December with presentation for NAC approval the second Thursday in January
• First Friday in March with presentation to NAC for approval the second Thursday in April
• First Friday in July with presentation to the NAC for approval the second Thursday in August.
Projects completed in the past include gateway monuments, improving city parks and greenways, enhancing screening walls, and general neighborhood beautification projects.
The following are recent NEMGP project summaries. These require Adobe Reader.
Bel Air of Josey Ranch ~ 2004 Greenbelt Enhancement
The Country Place ~ 1999 Xeriscape Park
The Country Place ~ 2000 Irrigation Improvements
Country Villas ~ 2003 Gateway Monument Signs
Frankford Estates ~ 2002 Monument Sign Enhancement
High Country ~ 2000 Gateway & Screening Wall Beautification
Highlands ~ 2001 Brick Screening Wall
Indian Springs ~ 2000 Irrigation Improvements
Josey Park Estates ~ 2004 Greenbelt Enhancement
Meadow Ridge ~ 1999 Entryway Landscaping
Meadow Ridge ~ 2000 Entryway Landscaping
Nottingham Estates ~ 1999 Park Beautification
Oak Hills ACORN ~ 2006 Entryway Enhancements
Old Downtown ~ 2002 Gazebo & Tree Lighting
Palisades Point ~ 2002 Monument & Wall Signs
Ridgeline ~ Entryway Sign
Rosemeade Heights ~ 2001 Gateway Landscaping & Irrigation
Savoy of Josey Ranch ~ 2000 Landscaping Improvements
Sumner Oaks ~ 2000 Gateway Improvements
Walden ~ 2004 Parkway Enhancement & Irrigation Improvement
Woodcreek ~ 2000 Walking Bridge Improvements
Woodgate ~ 2000 Entryway Sign Improvements
Woodgate ~ 2002 Neighborhood Entrance Beautification
Woodgate ~ 2006 Gateway Landscaping Redesign and Improvements
Savoy of Josey Ranch ~ 2008 Landscaping Improvement
Walden HOA ~ 2008 Landscaping Improvements
Oak Hills ACORN ~ 2009 Entryway Monument Sign Improvements
High Meadow of Indian Creek ~ 2010 Landscaping Project
Woodcreek HOA ~ 2011 Entryway Sign
Rosemeade Heights ~ 2011 Entryway and Fence Improvements
The Highlands ~ 2011 Screening Fence Project
Morningside 2013 - Monument Sign
Savoy of Josey Ranch I 2013 - Landscaping
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