Stakeholders – Informational Leaders Meeting
Friday, September 20th, 5:00 pm at Victory Boxing, 3009 R Street
A light dinner will provided, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org
Stakeholders can include:
Neighborhood Associations, Youth-Serving and Community Organizations, Churches, Non-Profits,
Schools, Businesses, Government, Housing, Law Enforcement, and concerned residents
who collaborate to ensure the safety, sustainability and quality of their neighborhood.
5:00 PM Welcome and light dinner
5:15 PM Introductions
5:25 PM Update on impact of Omaha 360 Stakeholders in North Omaha
5:30 PM Discussion on Issues, Assets, Needs, etc. in Upland Park Neighborhood (working title – Final name and area to be set by local stakeholders)
5:50 PM Question: Do we want to form a neighborhood stakeholders in connection with Omaha 360 and the South Omaha Violence, Intervention and Prevention Network? Next Steps?
6:00 PM Adjournment
Join with local leaders and groups including OPS, Captain Belcastro, local Churches and Business at this informational meeting. Also attending will be Joel Cota from the mayor’s office and leaders from the Omaha 360 Violence Intervention and Prevention Network sharing examples of stakeholders who saw an 80% reduction in violence in their neighborhood.
Please plan to come to this vital neighborhood meeting and RSVP to email@example.com if you plan to be there for the dinner.
stakeholders planning committee
Servando Perales – Victory Boxing Club
Learn about how your neighborhood association can participate in the 2014 Neighborhoods USA Conference to be held in Eugene, Oregon. Discussion will include bringing NUSA to Omaha in 2017.
Special Guest Speaker: Mayor Jean Stothert
Date: September 23rd, 2013
Program: 6:00pm – 7:00 PM
Location: 1819 Farnam St Omaha, NE 68183
Legislative Chambers (LC)
For More Information Please Contact:
Norita Matt – 402.444.5177
Rob Moore – 614.743.1840
Diana Failla – 402.651.5779
Michael Albanese – 402.680.7870
In February of this year, Omaha’s
Neighborhood Center closed its doors.
Come to one of Omaha’s six community
forums and lend your voice to the
discussion of where Omaha’s
neighborhoods go next:
Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2013
7pm—Benson Community Center
Tuesday, Sept. 17, 2013
6:30pm—UNO Alumni House
Thursday, Oct. 3, 2013
South Omaha Forum
7pm—Salvation Army Kroc Center
Thursday, Oct. 10, 2013
Northwest Omaha Forum
7pm—Northwest Precinct Headquarters
Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013
Southwest Omaha Forum
7pm—Millard Public Library
Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013
North Omaha Forum
6pm—Turning Point Campus
Questions? Call 402.444.7918 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
United Neighborhood Alliances of Omaha and Bank of the West
2013 Neighborhood Improvement Grants
The United Neighborhood Alliances of Omaha, in partnership with Bank of the West, are pleased to announce the 2013 Neighborhood Improvement Grant program. The goal is to support neighborhood stabilization and improvement projects that help attract and retain businesses and residents in low- to moderate-income Omaha neighborhoods currently served by a Bank of the West branch.
A total of three $2,500 grants will be awarded, one to each of the following three neighborhood alliances and a partnering neighborhood association: the Benson-Ames Alliance (B-AA), the Midtown Neighborhood Alliance (MNA) and the South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance (SONA).
Bank of the West will award a grant to each of the three alliances (B-AA, MNA and SONA), who will in-turn award funding to a partnering neighborhood association for project implementation. Each neighborhood alliance is responsible for soliciting project proposals from the neighborhood associations within their respective alliance areas.
Scope of Work
Projects must meet the following criteria to be eligible for funding:
- Projects must take place within specified boundaries of each neighborhood alliance (see below)
- Projects must fall within one of the following two categories:
- those that target residential blocks for housing improvements, infrastructure or quality of life improvements; and
- those that target business corridor for public space improvements.
- Project proposals for celebrations or events will not be considered.
- Projects must be completed by November 30, 2013.
- Projects must be completed by an Omaha Neighborhood Alliance in partnership with a neighborhood association.
- In the event that an applicant represents an area where an active Neighborhood Association no longer exists, applicant must show how this project will make an advancing step towards reviving a neighborhood association to serve their area.
Below are the eligible project boundaries, and contact information for the three partnering neighborhood alliances.
Eligible Project boundaries:
Bordered by Radial Highway/Maple Street on the south, Sorensen Parkway on the north, Saddle Creek Road/Fontenelle Boulevard on the east and 72nd Street on the west.
Contact: Liz Moldenhauer, 402.880.4664 or email@example.com
Midtown Neighborhood Alliance
Eligible Project boundaries:
28-42, Western – I80 (north of dodge we can go as far west at 52nd)
Contact: Diana Failla, 402.651.5779 or firstname.lastname@example.org
South Omaha Neighborhood Alliance
Eligible Project boundaries:
Bordered by the river on the east, 42nd on the west, Dodge on the north and Harrison on the south
Contact: Mike Battershell, 402.871.5200 or email@example.com
All proposals are due to the presidents or co-chairs of their respective alliances by Friday, Sept. 20. The three neighborhood projects selected for funding will be announced Monday, Sept. 30.
This month we look to 2014 and all that SONA can do to strengthen the neighborhoods and member organizations. We need your input to set the right priorities and goals for South Omaha. We have two tickets the Nebraska Football game we will be giving away at the meeting. Senator Mello has donated his tickets to this weekend’s game (and they are really good seats). Come, share and possibly win!
In other exciting news we are happy to announce a new grant opportunity for SONA members. We have partnered with Bank of the West to offer a grant with a value up to $2500. You will find the details attached but don’t wait too long the application is due by September 20 and the project must be completed by November 30 of this year. Three alliances are taking part and each one is receiving one grant for a member. Share with your neighborhood, select a project, and apply!
We look forward to having you join us tomorrow night for a lively discussion about 2014 and a chance to win Nebraska Husker football tickets!